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Canada’s village that bought a forest

But, ridden with union strife, Vancouver Island's mining industry was dirty and dangerous. Hundreds were killed in gas explosions and in 1912, safety issues and lack of union recognition provoked a bitter two-year strike. Coal production…

Where asking someone’s age isn’t rude

It's a concept that circles back to the principle of filial piety and honorifics. In more intimate relationships, older female friends aren't called by their names but by the generic term "older sister" (unni when it's a female speaking,…

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