doors partially open Bells Corners

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Hundreds of scientists work at the Bells Corners CanMET energy research centre. The complex is surrounded by an electrified fence. Tight gun-toting security is needed to protect expensive equipment (and unpublished research results that have economic or strategic value).
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Once a year during Doors Open Bells Corners the public is invited to throw on a hard hat and safety googles and see how their tax dollars are being spent.
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A scientist talks about the practical applications for research in explosives: mining, hydroelectric projects, military weaponry, etc.
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Attendance was way up from last year – the Metroland story about the $150,000 super-efficient rapidly deployable northern house drew in a lot of curious visitors.

Its panels and windows can be transported by ship in four containers, and then quickly snapped together piece by piece with just a mallet.
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Floating turbines use currents to produce clean electricity – a hydrokinetic generating system.
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Green energy from perforated solar walls.
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Many scientists think that bureaucratic regulations and political considerations are holding up progress on the implementation of clean energy solutions.
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Most are delighted to see the Harper government gone.
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But they remain wary of all politicians, especially Liberals.
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A steady stream of local residents took advantage of the widely advertised invitation to visit the Bells Corners mosque – even more than last year’s amazing event.
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At least three candidates in the last Bells Corners federal election took the tour to see the progress made since last year.
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Jean-Luc Crooke and Chandra Arya pressed the flesh but Harry left in a huff when asked to remove his shoes.
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Lots of friendly people at the mosque.
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Free bike-taxi rides were popular.
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When the huge mosque is finally completed the community will have a place to worship, a full-size gymnasium for youth of all ages, a separate dedicated exercise area for sisters (the Goodlife also has women-only workout areas), a madrasa for children and adults, a taghseel facility equipped with cold storage and a well-sourced library.
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Many Bell High School students were said to be sad that they’d be unable to attend this year’s graduation prom because they couldn’t afford a gown.
Diana Zhang checks out a dress at the Pop Up Prom Shop at Bell High School.
Problem solved.
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Rain in the morning washed out the Westcliffe right-wing Fun Day.
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The police showed but the firemen, the Runamok bouncy slide people, Team Chiarelli and the Enbridge gas-fired BBQ team were no-shows.
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Too bad – the weather was PERFECT for last year’s event.
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Luckily the shadowy WECA “community association” isn’t on the hook for the $1500 bouncy slide bill.
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Bill’s clique is still flush with cash thanks to their political connections and their control of the revenues from the community building.
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Jeff and Tristan, isn’t it a conflict of interest when WECA/LVCA board members get special free access to the “community” building to boost the bottom line of their personal businesses?

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2 Responses to doors partially open Bells Corners

  1. Carlos says:

    Charge people something — if you don’t then it will be chaos. People won’t respect something if it is free — they’ll just abuse it. The fee doesn’t need to be a lot but enough to just dissuade mooches.

    – Mooches like Tristan, Rick, Bill, Jean-Luc, Terrlyn et al? Shouldn’t the rules be the same for everyone?

  2. ottawaowl says:


    Doors closed when it comes to transparency at fake Bells Corners community associations.

    Doors open in Bells Corners 2017.

    Doors open in Bells Corners 2015.

    Last year the Queen came!

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