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    Bad Things The sound of alerts beeping at me from my comdev are what wake me up on Sunday morning. I check them with sleepy eyes, already knowing that they are telling me I have bills overdue. I sit up and stretch before changing into a pair of black jeans, a black tee shirt, and a red sweater. Grabbing my purse, and a hair tie, I make my way downstairs and slip on my boots. Uncle Lee is the only one awake at this time, and he glances at me as I make my way outside, shutting and locking the door behind me. I walk out of our housing community, and begin the ten-minute walk to Quick Stop, my favorite convenience store around—mostly because they had things re-stocked quickly, the smaller shop closer to where I lived always was out of items I…

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    For example, this experience reaffirmed to me the importance of positive influence in leadership. Influence is “the ability to affect the perceptions, beliefs, attitudes, motivation, and/or behaviors of others. From an organizational viewpoint, leadership is vital” (p. 324). It was due to my initial influence over my siblings and cousin that made them want to participate in this service. Respect creates influence, this notion is crucial to remember and I truly saw it this Saturday. It is…

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    Several explorers influenced the beginning of Montreal. Jacques Cartier sailed from France looking for a route to Asia in 1535. While exploring the Saint Lawrence River, he discovered a mountain in the middle of an island. He climbed the mountain and could see land for miles around. Thinking he had found the route to Asia, he named the mountain “Mont-Royal”. He kept exploring, and it would not be until the next century that the value of his discovery would be noticed. In 1609, Samuel de…

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    One Expensive Game When most people think of the Olympics, common words that first come to mind are pride, uniting, competition. But behind all of the glitz and glamour of ceremonies, games and celebrities, stands the hard truth of the cost of the Olympic games. From 1968 to 2010 an average Olympics costed the host city an average of 3.6 billion dollars, and the numbers have been skyrocketing ever since. A prime example of an immense budget overrun was shown in the 1976 Olympic games held in…

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    was played in Montreal. The cup was won and give to the Montreal AAA with their defeat over the Ottawa generals. Lord Stanley was born on the 15th of January of 1841, and he died on 14th of June of 1908. Princess…

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    Pierre Gaultier De La Vérendrye Script I think that Pierre Gaultier de la Vérendrye shouldn’t be inducted into the Canadian Explorer Hall of Fame because he didn’t do that much to help make Canada. He was born on November 17, 1685, Trois-Rivières and died on December 5, 1749, Montreal. He was a soldier and then became a farmer for sixteen years. In 1731 — at the age of 43, which was old in those days — he decided to become an explorer. He explored Canada and was part of the fur trade. He had…

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    Marches d’Aliments Metro Itee become one of the first stores to offer convenience to the public. Not only did the company change its name to Metro-Richelieu Inc, but it also made it first appearance in the Montreal Stock Exchange. This big event eventually led Metro-Richelieu Inc. to acquire the McMahon Distributeur…

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    A Circus-Cirque Du Soleil

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    Title: 10 Organisations 1) A Circus –Cirque du Soleil (Circus of the Sun). The Cirque du Soleil is an energetic, entertaining and exciting entertainment company that was founded in Quebec, Canada. !!!!!!!From stilts to juggling to fire breathing, the cirque has inspired imagination among its many audiences since the early 1980’s. Originally, in 1984, Cirque du Soleil had a labour force of 73 people but today, employs 5,000 employees worldwide. !!!! The growth of the company is not only seen is…

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    George-Étienne Cartier September 6, 1814, Saint-Antoine-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, Canada. He came from a wealthy family who claimed to be very distant relatives of the famous French explorer Jacques Cartier. As there was no school at Saint-Antoine, he was first educated by his mother. In 1824 he entered the college of Montreal, he was a smart and hard working student. He completed his secondary education in 1831, and then started his legal training. He became a lawyer in 1835 and also got involved…

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    The paper begins by setting the context of Montreal where the Play it Fair program started. Montreal is the second largest metropolitan city in Canada. Based on the latest Statistics Canada survey, there are about 3 824 221 people in the Greater Montreal area. It is one of the most diverse cities in Canada comprising 30% of the population born outside the country and 26 % part of the visible minority. The city of Montreal hosts 75% of Quebec immigrants. 53.6% speak French as their mother tongue,…

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