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About brucelarochelle

Practising Lawyer and Part-Time University Instructor (Accounting, Commercial Law, Organizational Behaviour); Part-Time Federal Tribunal Member. Non-practising Chartered Professional Accountant (Chartered Accountant and Certified Management Accountant).


Wondered about the treatment of developmentally-challenged persons, particularly children, amidst the chaos of Iraq and Syria. Shouldn’t have wondered. Hollowness of anticipated results. In terms of how many may still exist, should reports With lots of Getty Images, should reports … Continue reading

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What was

Rauceby Asylum (1897-1998).

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Sonita Alizadeh. What one didn’t know. Afghani female rapper, in relation to child sale and marriage: Nearly 800,000 views. Saw 2016 film about her, Sonita, by Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami, reflecting 8,500 views of the rap video shortly after release. Film also … Continue reading

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Kenora Transfer

What is a reverse tuition agreement? Where a First Nation provides funds to a board for on-reserve students attending board schools, and a board provides funds to the same First Nation for board pupils attending the First Nation school, an … Continue reading

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No news is

Neil Remington Abramson commented as follows: I wondered: If I moved to Texada and never heard another word of news, would I miss it? It’ll go on in multiple perambulations through my life, and no doubt through subsequent incarnations, to … Continue reading

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From Bruce Cockburn’s Rumours of Glory (2014): God is not a social phenomenon. When a group of humans try to make him that, their faith slides into superstition, often pathological.

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O’Hara and Mad Men

Wrote about Frank O’Hara and Mad Men. Producer Matthew Weiner also putting out audio book of O’Hara poetry, one year after Mad Men ended: Maybe needs that Jon Hamm as Don Draper voice: Weeks before O’Hara’s untimely death, in 1966, … Continue reading

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