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Superheroes Like Me

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Did you know that you can be anything you want to be? Whether you believe it or not, you are in control of your destiny! You can choose your own path, dictate your journey, and inspire others to do the same, no matter what is holding you back. This book will empower you and help you realize that anyone can be a superhero! We all have a very special purpose in life. The diverse perspectives shared within these pages will help bring awareness to a number of different experiences and will validate ...


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Rose Reisman's Meal Revolution

Recipes Inspired by Canada's New Food Guide by

Canada’s Food Guide was first published in 1942, undergoing 8 revisions by 2019. None had been truly successful in getting people to eat better because the guide lacked accessible explanations of how to use it. Yet, healthy eating may lower the risk of obesity, heart and stroke disease, diabetes type 2, certain cancers and autoimmune diseases. The latest Food Guide is the most user-friendly, practical, and healthy to date. Eating more plant proteins improves both your health and the ...


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10-33

An Officer Down Steps Back Up by

10-33 – the portable radio code every police officer dreads. “Officer down.” On November 27, 1998, Laurie White, in her third year as a constable with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, was that “Officer down.” Shot in the line of duty, Laurie had to have her right leg amputated below the knee. 10-33 – An Officer Down Steps Back Up is an inspiring memoir revealing her struggles to adjust to her new normal while working to return to active duty with the RCMP. In this memoir, author Laurie White ...


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Community Engagement in a Changing Social Landscape

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Community Engagement in a Changing Social Landscape reaches deep into the authors’ extensive experience as both observers and practitioners of community engagement. It is further enriched by insights drawn from the diverse experiences of professionals in the field. Critical questions are honestly faced in a refreshing discourse that also highlights promising practices and approaches. These combined features provide both a thought-provoking retrospective and forward-looking commentary, which ...


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The Book on Ending Homelessness

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The Book on Ending Homelessness provides insights for those in the industry, elected officials, policy makers, funders, public servants and the general public on the best ways to move from managing homelessness to ending homelessness. While ending homelessness may seem to be a whacky or even preposterous idea, Iain De Jong takes more than two decades of experience as an award winning industry leader to lay out how and why homelessness can be ended in very practical ways. This book will provoke ...


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Iris of the Willow

Part 1: February 29th by

Iris Paisley doesn’t know that she committed a horrific crime of passion in a past life, for all souls lose their memory upon entering a new body. She believes she is merely unlucky when catastrophe follows her, from losing loved ones, to a war breaking out across the world. In actuality, the universe is carefully coordinating these hardships, to correct the steep karmic imbalance her prior incarnation caused. Iris finds refuge from her avalanching life in her dreams, where she is visited by a ...


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If I Knew Then, What I Know Now

The Good & The Bad by

Regret… remorse… anguish. Rose White always believed that one day she would live happily ever after with the man of her dreams, in a house full of their beautiful children. When she finally fell head over heels in love, she thought that those dreams had come true. But when she packed up her belongings and left her parents’ home at eighteen years of age, she soon realized that the man she was running off with wasn’t the one she knew. After their wedding and the birth of their baby, their ...


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Project Management in Practice

A Guide for Effective Delivery of Capital Infrastructure by

This book is a practical guide to more effective delivery of capital infrastructure projects. Current manuals tend to be impractical and heavy on terminology with an unnatural focus on the project management requirements over the actual deliverable, the infrastructure. This book addresses how to effectively deliver infrastructure projects and provides practical tools, methods, and procedures to enable a diligent project manager to increase their productivity and delivery of infrastructure (from ...


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Women Unsilenced

Our Refusal to Let Torturer-Traffickers Win by

Women Unsilenced explores the impact of unthinkable violence committed against women and girls through multiple perspectives—women’s recall of life-threatening ordeals of torture, human trafficking, and organized crime, society’s failure to recognize and address such crimes, and close examinations of how justice, health, political, and social systems perpetuate revictimizing trauma. Written by retired public health nurses who include their own experiences helped give voice and understanding to ...


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The Dragon Curve

A Magical Math Journey by

Aiyana finds a long, skinny strip of paper on the ground that looks like a road. As she follows the road, she folds the paper in half, and it becomes a mountain for her to climb. With every fold, she makes a new shape, one that fuels her curiosity in wonderful ways and takes her on a magical journey into the world of fractals. This is a beautiful story about the power of imagination, mathematics, and the world around us. It is a chance for readers of all ages to catch a glimpse of the beauty of ...