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@keithzg To some degree, the canopy of your neighbourhood is probably a function of its age; but often in North Ameica the most pleasant neighbourhoods predate zoning, and indeed would be forbidden by current zoning rules.

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Négocié depuis 2009 dans la plus grande discrétion, le CETA mobilise enfin l’attention, à la veille de son adoption au creux de l’été.

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"Assuming no shade as the ideal, the framers of modern zoning set out to design a system of regulations that make many naturally cooling design elements practically illegal."

Good planning is better than bad planning, of course. But so much modern North American urban planning was worse than no planning at all.

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#GospelToday (Lk 10:40-42)
Martha, burdened with much serving, came to him and said, "Lord, do you not care that my sister has left me by myself to do the serving? Tell her to help me."

The Lord said to her in reply, "Martha, Martha, you are anxious and worried about many things. There is need of only one thing. Mary has chosen the better part and it will not be taken from her."

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Montreal is an open air Museum of mural art.

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Damnit Captain. I'm a computer hardware engineer, not a childcare worker!

@bgcarlisle You know, life is normally more complicated than good guys and bad guys.

Both sides could be bad, for instance. In the case of paramilitaries, I think that's normally the case.

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USSR's Communist authorities quietly drop their campaign of religious persecution: in face of Nazi invasion, Russia needs any friends it can get.

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Deep inside Brest-Litovsk fortress, a surviving Soviet soldier inscribes a defiant message, 3 weeks after Red Army surrendered the stronghold: "I'm dying, but I won't give up! Farewell Motherland. 20.VII.41"

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