Letter-writing campaign looking for end puppy mills in Canada
Kawartha Media Group
The letter writing campaign was inspired by a tiny puppy mill survivor named Ruby whose health was seriously compromised by six caged years of life in a mill as a breeding dog, says Ruby's rescuer-owner and campaign organizer Mary Giuffre of Bewdley.

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Radio Canada International

O Canada! ? A Norwegian writer takes on our country's features & foibles
Radio Canada International
Norwegian writer and retired literature professor Gerd Bjørhovde has always had a thing for Canada. And there is only one person to blame for it, she says; Canadian author Margaret Laurence. ?I was so fascinated with her writing,? Bjørhovde says. ?She ...

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Straight.com (blog)

Aboriginal writing, arts contest in 12th year
Straight.com (blog)
The entry deadline for this year's Aboriginal Arts & Stories competition has been set at March 31. The contest, billed as "the largest and most recognized art and creative-writing competition in Canada for aboriginal youth", debuted in 2005 as the ...

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