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Government Printer Peeks: Spring 2015

The Government of Ontario is looking for people to read and comment on their strategy to overhaul Long term Affordable Housing.  Also in the last month, various ministries at Queen’s Park  published plans and policy proposals for Home  and Community Care, Poverty Reduction, Beer Retailing and Distribution, and the Electricity sector  in our province. The 2015 guide to pick-your-own farms for fresh produce is due to be released in early...
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Government Printer Peeks: Q1, 2015

You may have heard or read about the motion passed in the House of Commons to extend and expand Canada’s military operations against the group known as ISIL.  Operation IMPACT is the Canadian Armed Forces’ mission to support the multinational coalition against ISIL in the Republic of Iraq and the surrounding region. Three documents released in the last few months provide insight into the Government of Canada’s policies for domestic...
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2015 Man Booker International Prize: finalists

Unlike the annual Man Booker award, the international prize for fiction is bestowed every two years and considers the body of achievement of living authors.   To qualify, works must be published originally in English, or be readily available in English translation. More information about the authors and their works can be read on the award’s website. Winner of the 2015 prize will be announced on Tuesday, May 19.  ...
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A bit o’ Erin, for your ears

If you are celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, click on over to HOOPLA on our website to listen to the featured collection of Celtic Music.  Or if you search the music section for “Irish” or “Ireland” you can readily discover over 100 sound recordings by current and past artists.  You can hear traditional ballads, anthems and songs as well as tin whistle and fiddle compositions, dance music, and legends and folk...
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Are you ready for CANADA READS 2015?

Go to the CANADA READS page on the CBC website to learn more about this year’s panelists and their picks for the great Canadian read.  Arguments for each book will begin next week, starting on March 16.  If you do not want to buy your own copies of the books, versions can be borrowed through your local branch of the library. The national broadcaster’s web page also contains a carousel...
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