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• As Stanley Cup fever hits, the CBC will re-air its six-part production The New Ice Age: A Year in the Life of the NHL beginning June 7. The behind-the-scenes look at the 1997-1998 hockey ... Read More »

October 24, 2003

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A two-day conference prior to the CLA convention will focus on libraries as the hubs of community networks and as stimulants for economic development. “Get Smart! – Economic Development, Libraries and Smart Communities” will include ... Read More »

October 24, 2003

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Frequently modern English words cannot be translated directly into Cree. In such cases, the Alberta Elders’ Cree Dictionary uses local or regional interpretations . For example:airport tohowin a landing placeapartment wîkowin a separated way of ... Read More »

October 24, 2003 | Filed under: Book news

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The fiction writing life is a con game, a swindle. The writer continuously cons herself into believing that all the inventing, the counterfeiting, the make-believe is worthwhile and, more to the point, true. The tension ... Read More »

October 24, 2003

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A prize-winning productionIt was most interesting to read “The Wealthy Patron” (Apr. 1999) by Derek Weiler about publishing art books in Canada. I would like to underscore a couple of points made in the article ... Read More »

October 24, 2003

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Librarians seeking work in special libraries or information services might want to send a few resumés to Ottawa: some of the country’s highest-paid special librarians live in Canada’s capital city, according to a recently published ... Read More »

October 24, 2003

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Although each business is different, the general process for preparing systems varies little from company to company. Diane Woodman, a B.C. consultant, offers the following tips on creating a Y2K action plan.• List all computers ... Read More »

October 24, 2003

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For small companies facing the Y2K dilemma with a shortage of staff or capital, the federal government is offering two forms of assistance: a low-cost assessment service and a new tax break on replacement expenses ... Read More »

October 24, 2003