From undercover to book cover: Mountie ditches job to write thrillers
Former RCMP officer Simon Gervais recently quit his job to pursue a career writing political thrillers. Photo: Ben Nelms for Postmedia .... The husband-wife protagonists are from Canada and much of the action unfolds in Canada and Europe. ?The hero is ...

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National Post

Universities across Canada re-writing rules governing intramural sports after ...
National Post
Universities across Canada are re-writing the rules governing names of intramural sports teams, after a University of Calgary controversy over offensive monikers such as Let Me See Your TDs, Muffin Stuffers and Beats by Ray. ?We are in the process of ...

Ottawa Citizen

A Vietnamese immigrant sings out his thanks to Canada (with video)
Ottawa Citizen
Its unabashed title: Thank You, Merci Canada. ?I've been here 40 years and owned a business and wanted to do something, but I never had the ability or courage,? Vu explained this week. ?In the end I said 'I'm a musician, so why not write a song about ...

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