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Summary of Good News on the 58th day of Canada's national invincibility assembly
by Global Good News staff writer
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29 August 2006
This is the 58th day of Canada's national invincibility programme and there continues to be indications of the national consciousness rising to invincibility as evidenced by positive trends in the economy and other areas of national life.
27 August 2006
The Toronto Star (26 August 2006 ) - Mining boom sparks exploration rush
Many commodities have enjoyed record run-ups in recent years.
Emboldened by those gains, mining companies, prospectors, and speculators are willing to invest more money than ever....
In 2005, exploration spending in Ontario skyrocketed to $321 million, up from $139 million three years earlier. This year, according to company estimates, the industry will plough $330 million into exploration efforts in Ontario.
CanWest News Service (26 August 2006) - Workplace worship - In office towers across Canada, workers openly exploring spirituality
'There's a renaissance of spirituality in business, in the public sector, and in health care,' says (management consultant Martin) Rutte....
In some cases, companies themselves are encouraging employees to get in touch with their spiritual sides.
In Vancouver, Telus Corp. has rooms on its office premises set aside where workers can pray and meditate.
Bloomberg News (26 August 2006) - Canada's Dollar Registers Biggest Weekly Advance Since April
The Canadian dollar posted its biggest weekly gain since April as rising commodity prices and foreign interest in the nation's companies bolstered the currency's prospects.
The currency gained 1.5 percent this week to 90.17 U.S. cents, its largest increase since a 1.84 percent increase in the week ended April 28.
CBC News (25 August 2006) - Wind energy deal approved
An agreement for Maritime Electric to buy electricity from the P.E.I. government's new wind farm at East Point has been approved, putting the utility well ahead of schedule on plans for renewable energy use.
Provincial legislation requires that Maritime Electric have 15 per cent of its power output generated by renewable resources by 2010, but it's now on track to hit that target next year.
'This is the really exciting part. We expect by probably April/May of next year we will actually have the ability to receive 15 per cent of our energy from wind generation and renewable energy, Maritime Electric president Fred O'Brien told CBC News.
'I believe we'd be the first province in Canada to achieve that level.'
CBC News (26 August 2006) - Handheld 'Phraselator' helps preserve North American native languages
With the help of the Phraselator P2, a handheld device capable of recording and playing back thousands of phrases, words, songs and stories, White Eagle and Lieb recorded their native language Wednesday.
Don Thornton, a Cherokee citizen from California....said that he spent about $12 million developing the device for use by tribes.
And finally, one of the many festive stories that have come out during Canada's Invincibility Course:
The Globe and Mail (7 August 2006) - Fireworks show sparks, record turnout
Organizers of the Celebration of Light fireworks (in Vancouver) estimated as many as half a million people took in the spectacular display....(at) Saturday night's fireworks finale.....(in) what may have been the biggest crowd in the city's history....
These are a few of the news reports reflecting Canada's rising invincibility from the growing Yogic Flying groups across Canada.
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