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Can Drug Users Get Life Insurance? - 02/24/11 11:11 AM
A 2009 Canadian Alcohol and Drug Use Monitoring Survey shows that crack and cocaine are among the most prevalent drugs used by adults and teenagers, second only to marijuana. Whereas cannabis was used by more than 10% of Canadians during 2009, cocaine and one of its derivatives was used by roughly 1.2% of us. An average of 11% of us had experience with one of six forbidden drugs in the same time span. Among these drugs are marijuana, cocaine and crack, amphetamines, ecstasy, hallucinogens (excl. salvia), or heroin (a semi-synthetic opioid drug). Drug use rate among women (7.6%) is about half that (0 comments)
Improving Your Way Of Life? - Ideas To Make Your Lifestyle Go Green - 02/22/11 07:46 AM
Thinking about making some green changes to your life and as a result helping the environment? We may appreciate the idea of saving money, but here are some tips that could save you money, could improve your health and be environmentally friendly at the same time. Have old pairs of eye-glasses taking up space in your home? - recycle them Helping lots of of people around the world with sight problems is as easy and recycling your old glasses. According to the World Health Organization, about 87% of the world's sight impaired live in developing countries. Just by recycling one pair (3 comments)
Cabbagetown Community - Central Toronto - 02/22/11 06:22 AM
When did Cabbagetown get its bizarre name? The story goes that its name came about in the 1840s, when thousands of Irish immigrants settled in the district. Trapped by the potato famine in their homeland, they could only afford to make stew made from the cabbage grown in their front yards. The town consequently became named after its occupants diet and 150 years later it is still used, although the town is no longer poor. Hugh Garner published a novel called Cabbagetown and characterized it as the 'largest Anglo-Saxon slum in North America' as it was so run-down and families had (2 comments)
Things To Avoid When Renovating Your Home In Advance Of Selling - Part 2 - 02/18/11 12:25 PM
1. Colour schemes that are at the flamboyant side of personal taste need to be removed. You may find a Mickey Mouse-themed kitchen the most cutest thing in the world, but a potential buyer will only think about how hard it will be to get rid of it and what it may cost. Go for natural themes and simple changes when you are preparing your house for sale, make sure what you do can be easily changed by the person who buys your home. Don't forget, first impressions are the most important, so make sure to stick with neutral themes.2. Make (2 comments)
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