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    REIN bookshelf

    Just a great book: The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich by Timothy Ferriss http://www.amazon.ca/4-Hour-Workweek-Escap...9421&sr=8-1 "The 4-Hour Workweek is a new way of solving a very old problem: just how can we work to live and prevent our lives from being...
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    Greening Your Properties Part 2

    QUOTE (Grant @ Nov 7 2007, 07:17 PM) Okay, I see what the idea is now. Using well water to heat or cool can work, but it is actually possible to use a heat pump simply using the temperature of the earth. Below all the dirt, the temperature is higher than the air above (if you`re in a cold...
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    February 2008 Market Research

    Globe and Mail:Housing starts begin the year with a bang (Feb 8, 2008) http://www.reportonbusiness.com/servlet/st...y/Business/home QUOTE Housing starts in Canada jumped in January, yet another sign that the Canadian market continues strong while the U.S. market melts down. Housing starts rose...
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    February 2008 Market Research

    Statistics Canada:Labour Force Survey (Feb 8, 2008) http://www.statcan.ca/Daily/English/080208/d080208a.htm QUOTE Employment grew by an estimated 46,000 in January, boosting the employment rate to a record high (63.8%). These gains pushed the unemployment rate back down to 5.8%, matching the...
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    February 2008 Research Discussion

    Toronto Star:... and a reason we lag (Feb 8, 2008) http://www.thestar.com/comment/article/301529 QUOTE Canada`s young people have clearly gotten the message that a post-secondary education is essential to get ahead in the new, knowledge-based economy. As Statistics Canada reported yesterday...
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    February 2008 Market Research

    TD Economics:AUTOMAKERS BRACE FOR A DIFFICULT YEAR (Feb 6, 2008) http://www.td.com/economics/special/dc0208_auto.pdf QUOTE Over the past year, the challenges facing the Canadian auto sector have intensified. The outlook for U.S. sales has deteriorated markedly as the risks of U.S. recession...
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    February 2008 Research Discussion

    Globe and Mail: Shifting sands Part VI. The climatic costs of rapid growth (Feb 1, 2008) http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/sto...NStory/oilsands The oil sands projects have grown in number and size so suddenly that there hasn't been time to consider the long-term environmental...
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    February 2008 Market Research

    Toronto Star:CMHC expects housing starts to drop 7% (Feb 5, 2008) http://www.thestar.com/Business/article/300299 QUOTE Housing starts will fall by about seven per cent this year but will remain strong as 2008 should be the seventh straight year with starts above 200,000 units, Canada Mortgage...
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    UPLOADING PICTURE

    QUOTE (Shenan @ Feb 1 2008, 04:38 PM) Hi I'm going to the personal picture section under my controls and i try uploading a pic from 'my docs' where i have all my pics...the error msg that keeps coming up is telling me the pic file is too large no matter what picture i choose. Thanks...
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    January 2008 Research Discussion

    Globe and Mail:Part V. Frugal Norway saves for life after the boom (Jan 31, 2008) http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/sto...&print=true Among oil economies, Norway – the world`s third-largest exporter and 10th-largest producer in 2006 – is almost alone in having avoided this fate. As oil has...
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    January 2008 Market Research

    Edmonton Journal:Tories unveil $6B annual spending plan (Jan 30, 2008) http://www.canada.com/edmontonjournal/stor...85eb&k=3095 Document outlines priorities for public building projects that could stretch out for the next 20 years QUOTE Expect the province to spend about $6 billion a year on...
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    January 2008 Research Discussion

    Globe and Mail:Part III. Why Cape Breton shakes in the echo of this distant boom (Jan 29, 2008) http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/sto...NStory/oilsands As young adults from the East race to high-paying jobs in the West, they leave behind hollowed-out towns worried for the future. Part IV...
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    January 2008 Market Research

    Financial Post:Suncor plans major oil sands spending (Jan 30, 2008) http://www.financialpost.com/story.html?id=274463 QUOTE Suncor Energy Inc. unveiled a $21-billion capital spending plan on Wednesday aimed at increasing production at its oil sands operations. The announcement comes a day...
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    January 2008 Market Research

    Calgary Herald:244,000 new workers needed by 2017 (Jan 30, 2008) http://www.canada.com/calgaryherald/news/s...30-cbfcfd1c8518 QUOTE Nursing and health-care occupations in general are projected to be among the jobs in highest demand in Calgary over the next decade, according to a landmark study...
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    January 2008 Market Research

    CIBC World Markets:An island of stability (Jan 28, 2008) http://research.cibcwm.com/economic_public...da-20080128.pdf QUOTE In the current storm of bad news, the Canadian labour market has been an island of stability. Not only did the Canadian economy generate close to 400,000 new jobs in 2007...