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Canadian Mortgage Debt Breaks Record at $1 Trillion

The Canadian residential mortgage market reached the $1-trillion mark for the first time this year. Higher home prices, coupled with lower interest rates, caused many new owners to borrow heavily for financing and encouraged current owners to refinance their existing homes. In its annual report, the Canadian Association of Mortgage Professionals (CAAMP) said in its… Keep Reading

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Ontario and Asia Form Green Energy Ties to Solve City Growth Issues

Last week, business executives from the Ontario Technology Corridor attended Eco Expo Asia 2010 where they introduced environmental technology companies aimed at solving growth-oriented issues in the largest cities across the globe.  The Expo ran from November 3 until the 6th and was held in Hong Kong. The Canadian province features North America’s most forward… Keep Reading

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Rapper 50 Cent Continues Supporting Youtube Nerds

Entertainment superstar 50 Cent, born Curtis James Jackson III, has once again stepped in to give props to a popular, but much maligned, Youtube nerd – just as he did in the summer of 2009 for a Canadian webcaster who goes by the name “Pruane2Forever” The rapper got in contact with the Canadian Catholic school… Keep Reading

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Oprah Winfrey Network Coming to Canada

Two months after it begins airing in the United States, The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) will be arriving in Canada on March 1, 2011. However during the two months after its U.S. launch, some of the new network’s shows will air in Canada on the W Network and VIVA, the network that will be replaced… Keep Reading

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Comedian Jim Carrey: What He Sees Right Now

Newmarket, Ontario born Canadian actor Jim Carrey – the Golden Globe award winning star of films that include Dumb & Dumber, The Mask, Bruce Almighty, and The Truman Show – has enthusiastically jumped on board the new Twitter trend: #WISRN. An abbreviation for “what I see right now” (#WISRN), the hashtag and associated tweets include… Keep Reading

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McMaster University Scientists Turn Skin into Blood

McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario has announced that researchers have discovered how to create human blood from adult human skin. This Canadian discovery may eventually enable hospitals to have blood made from a patch of skin from the patient’s own body to provide transfusions in surgery or to treat cancer or other blood conditions such… Keep Reading

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Panasonic, DirecTV to Create America’s First 3D Channel

Last week in New York, top executives spoke at Paul Kagan’s 3D Media Markets about the increasing importance of 3D technology. The conference was moderated by veteran analyst Paul Kagan, who brought together professionals from the fields of entertainment, advertising and finance. The experts discussed and analyzed the growing influence and market potential for 3D… Keep Reading

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American Heart Association Announces New CPR Guidelines

For over four decades, First Aid students being taught Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) were told to stick to their ABC’s – a mnemonic device that stands for “Airway, Breathing and Compressions”. However, in the recently released 2010 AHA Guidelines for CPR the American Heart Association in San Francisco now trains students to remember “CAB” – representing… Keep Reading

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IV Drug Users Face New Risk: Anthrax

On Friday, European health authorities issued an alert to intravenous drug users after a drug-injecting heroin user tested positive for anthrax infection, and subsequently died off the infection over the weekend. In Canada, heroin is a controlled substance under Schedule I of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) that can be prescribed by a… Keep Reading

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