Thursday, June 28, 2012

STM launches summer kid freebie

STM launches summer kid freebie: "MONTREAL – This summer, children under 12 can travel free on Montreal Island any day of the week on buses and the métro.

Up to five children can ride for free when accompanied by a fare-paying adult.

The free-travel offer is available until Sept. 3."

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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Councils warned of gridlocked, crumbling cities

Councils warned of gridlocked, crumbling cities: "Many Canadian cities will spiral into a morass of traffic gridlock, sky-high housing costs and crumbling roads and bridges unless senior governments can address their growing financial uncertainty, a new report by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities predicts."

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Monday, June 4, 2012

Canadian Oil Sands Flyover - Business Insider

Canadian Oil Sands Flyover - Business Insider: "Then the trucks and shovels come in to scoop up the oil sand— that shovel is electric, runs on 15,000 volts — and scoops up 90 tons in one load — it takes about 2.5 tons of sand to produce one barrel of oil"

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Saturday, June 2, 2012

Student discount for pots and pans

Twitter / ClaudineJPilon: Rabais étudiant sur les c: "Rabais étudiant sur les casseroles au Jean Coutu "jusqu'à conflit réglé" ‪#ggi‬ ‪#casserolesencours‬ ‪#manifencours‬"