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Turning the palace to food bank


By Ibraheem Alli   Seeing smile on the people`s faces is what gives me joy. Taking care of the present so they can be better through healthcare, food and infrastructures is my target as a traditional ruler. I worship God through service to humanity and that is my utmost priority, my own private jet, my maybach and all luxuries of ...

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Thinking about running for office?


  Monday, April 3, 2017 Edmonton’s election for City and School Board officials will take place this fall – Monday, October 16, 2017 – and the Edmonton.ca website now has everything you need to know if you’re considering running for Mayor, City Councillor or School Board Trustee. Visit Edmonton Elections: For Candidates for key information on filing a notice of intent to run for office, nomination instructions and forms, ...

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Jobboom job ad

Hello, I work for Jobboom.com, an employment and career resource portal based in Canada. To offer your visitors even more value, it would be great to add a link to the Jobboom website (http://www.jobboom.com/en). This will allow your visitors to find local employment offers, read advice on how to create a CV, find tips on how to succeed in job interviews ...

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Do You Need A Tetanus Vaccine Booster?

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By Dr. Kristie Are you overdue for your tetanus vaccine booster? With a busy family and career life, you may not have given this much thought. If this is the case, now might be a good time to look back through your records and see when you had your last tetanus booster shot.   What is tetanus and why is ...

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Calling All Artists: The City is Looking for Your Hazel Art  


February 14, 2017 Today has traditionally been about hearts, flowers and poetry but in Ontario, Valentine’s Day is now about so much more.   On December 8, 2016, the Ontario legislature passed an Act proclaiming February 14 as Hazel McCallion Day in Ontario. To celebrate Mississauga’s longest serving mayor, the City’s Culture Division is planning a spring exhibition that pays ...

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What Are the Best Sources of Thiamin?


Vitamins are nutrients your body needs to carry out reactions that are essential for life but can’t make in sufficient amounts. To avoid a vitamin deficiency, you need to get adequate amounts of vitamins from dietary sources, preferably from unprocessed foods. Water-soluble vitamins need to be replaced frequently since they aren’t stored well by the body. Such is the case ...

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Tips for Keeping Long Hair Healthy


Healthy, long hair is beautiful to look at and touch but caring for it can be a challenge. Long hair is prone towards split ends and breakage, especially if you color, perm, or straighten it. If you don’t care for it properly, you can end up with hair that’s frazzled and damaged beyond repair. Don’t let that happen to your ...

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Tips for Dealing with Splitting Cuticles


Healthy, nicely groomed fingernails say something about a person. They show attention to detail. Besides, who wants to deal with the headache of dry, peeling cuticles. Splitting cuticles are a common problem – particularly if you work in a profession where your hands are exposed to harsh chemicals and water. Ragged, peeling cuticles are not only unattractive, they can be ...

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5 Powerful Health Benefits of Prunes


Prunes are all crinkled and wrinkly, certainly not the prettiest fruit to look at. Sadly, most people think they’re only good for relieving constipation. Not the kind of image most fruits want for themselves. On the other hand, prunes have much to be proud of from a nutritional standpoint. The unassuming little fruit with the wrinkly face is a healthy ...

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Enjoy your friends and live longer

Senior couples playing cards on patio

(NC) When Victor Wasaba retired five years ago, he didn’t want to spend his golden years sitting on the couch watching TV. The 71-year-old Winnipegger wanted to use his time away from work to be active and socialize with friends. “Once a month I meet with the guys from my old repair crew and we go out for breakfast,” he ...

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The Healing Values of Balsam pear


By Godwin Ihesie Botanical Name:Momordicacharantia Family:Cucurbitaceae (gourd family), Common names:Balsam pear, bitter gourd, bitter melon, karela, wild cucumber, bitter cucumber, Th local names:“Okwunuolo” (Igbo) “Daddasu” (Hausa) and “Ejirin” (Yoruba).   Description: Bitter melon is a tender perennial climber that grows in most tropical parts of the world including East and West Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and South America. It grows ...

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Abortion pill Finally Available in Canada

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The first shipments of Mifegymiso arrived earlier this week at two women’s health clinics in Vancouver and Calgary, marking the beginning of a potential sea change in how women in Canada choose to end their pregnancies. “We were over the moon,” said Celia Posyniak, the executive director of Calgary’s Kensington Clinic, the first place in the country to provide the ...

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Give your kids a boost with probiotics


(NC) We have an interconnected relationship with the bacteria in and on our bodies, so when our gut microbe population is unhealthy or imbalanced disease can occur. As the in-house holistic nutritionist for the Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA), I knew about the many benefits of probiotics and had been taking them for years before becoming pregnant. But since becoming ...

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By Oluchi Ugoh Members and community were treated to a well packaged and well-organized awards and dinner organized by the church. Many members of the church were recognized for their various activities and volunteerism in the church. Our publisher, Ngozi Ugoh received an award for “Contribution to Communication and Media ”. We thank the organizer for this recognition and pray ...

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Some of the Ways of Avoiding Work-Related Stress


By Godwin Ihesie Stress is defined as the physical body’s non-specific reaction or response to any demand made upon it.  The demand could be of physiological, psychological or spiritual in nature. The human physical body is a sacred instrument – magnificently designed to cope with the most natural difficulty without any efficiency loss. To enable the spirit which uses the ...

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Phyllanthus – The Liver Protector and “Stone Breaker”


By Godwin Ihesie The liver is one of the most vital organs of the body. No one can survive without the liver. It is the body’s chemical factory where many of the life-sustaining substances are manufactured. The liver performs more than 500 different functions (though, some of its other activities are yet to be discovered). All the internal organs in ...

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The Medicinal Values of Lemon Grass (Fever Tea)


By Godwin Ihesie Many herbal medicine practitioners believe that herbs can be seen as plant materials (leaves, flowers, seeds, stems, bark, rhizomes and or roots) that can be used for healing purposes. They also believe that when these plant materials are prepared holistically and used appropriately, they are capable of: eliminating toxins from our blood and tissues, invigorating our nervous ...

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Natural and Home Remedies for Depression


By Godwin Ihesie In order to treat depression and indeed other “psychiatric diseases” appropriately and efficiently, it is important to know the root causes. Using anti-depressant medication to alter the chemical balance in the nervous system can help keep the symptoms of depression at bay and perhaps help some of the patients get through their daily routines; however, it would ...

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