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CABELA’S OTTAWA GRAND OPENING DELIGHTS OUTDOOR AND NATURE ENTHUSIASTS IN THE CAPITAL

NO SURPRISE: MASSIVE CABELA’S OTTAWA GRAND OPENING DELIGHTS OUTDOOR AND NATURE ENTHUSIASTS IN THE CAPITAL CABELAS OTTAWA: LOVE HUNTING, FISHING, ARCHERY, NATURE AND THE OUTDOORS? It shouldn’t come as a surprise really. After all, Canada is a huge country with a majority of the land still uninhabited, still considered very much the outdoors. So when…

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OPEN LETTER TO PR COMPANIES: PAY AND RESPECT BLOGGERS

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WIN TICKETS TO #GGPAA: 2016 GOVERNOR GENERAL PERFORMING ARTS AWARDS AT NAC #GIVEAWAY

YOUR COMPLETE GUIDE TO THE #GGPAA: 2016 GOVERNOR GENERAL PERFORMING ARTS AWARDS AT NAC AND #TICKETGIVEAWAY We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, the Governor General’s performing arts award (#GGPAA) is THE event of the season in the nation’s capital. It’s more than an evening of pomp and circumstance, which starts with a…

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