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The change comes as an important step to rescue the national honour and to preserve an important piece of Canadian heritage. more

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The Protocol Officer's Guide to Getting Through Awkward Moments. more

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Most of our lives probably disappear from our memories, although some people remember much more than others. more

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During the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games protocol officers can learn the art of protocol, in order to ensure visiting dignitaries enjoy the spectacle that is the Olympics to the fullest that protocol allows. more

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The first installment of an interview with writer Ann Diamond while she works on her new novel in Greece. Conducted by Ross Merriam. more

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A cheat sheet for hat sellers, from The Human Side of Retail Selling: A Textbook for Salespeople in Retail Stores and Students of Retail Salesmanship and Store Organization by Ruth Leigh, published in 1921 by D. Appleton and Company. more

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The cur­rent gov­ern­ment attack on arts fund­ing in British Columbia has pro­voked out­rage and con­cern in com­mu­ni­ties across the province. more

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