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The Canadian Green Consumer Guide: How You Can Help
Book
1988
A guide to responsible shopping that won't cost the earth.
Frequently Asked Questions about Sources
Article
2009
SOURCES is a media service that connects journalists, editors, authors and researchers with the sources they need for their work. SOURCES spotlights organizations, institutions, government agencies, c...
Helping you reach the media: How Sources can help you get more and better media coverage
Article
2009
Media coverage is the most valuable kind of publicity there is because it is based on the news value or information value of what you do or say, and is therefore far more credible than paid publicity ...
How Things Don't Work
Papanek, Victor and Hennessey, James
Book
1977
Pananek and Hennessey focus on appliances, tooks, and devices that are at the nub of modern living. They show how some of our most cherished possessions, ranging from simple household fixtures to soph...

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The Straight Goods
Over ten years Straight Goods News has worked to become a trusted, progressive Canadian online news source. It evolved from one news website - StraightGoods.ca - to a family of them including: HarperIndex.ca, PublicValues.ca, ...

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Getting your story into the media
2009
Stories are the heart and soul of the media. Journalism is about telling stories, and good stories require sources # human contacts, the people who provide informed comment and expertise, the people w...
Nest Reminds Customers That Ownership Isn't What It Used to Be
Walsh, Kit
2016
Nest Labs, a home automation company acquired by Google in 2014, will disable some of its customers' home automation control devices in May. This move is causing quite a stir among people who purchase...
Nest's move to stop supporting Revolv smart hub leaves customers with costly 'brick'
Internet of Things customers need to be aware what will and will not work without internet
Chung, Emily
2016
Here's a major downside to the so-called Internet of Things -- companies can potentially disconnect your smart devices and leave them essentially useless at any time.
Sources gives you powerful tools to help you stand out from the crowd
2009
An overview of how you can use SOURCES to amplify your message. SOURCES is a media service that connects journalists, editors, writers, producers and researchers with the sources they need for their ...

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Quackwatch
Website
Purpose is to combat health-related frauds, myths, fads, and fallacies. Its primary focus is on quackery-related information that is difficult or impossible to get elsewhere. Includes links to other i...