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Bringing Tobacco Into Canada - Returning Canadian Residents

When returning to Canada, residents are generally given a personal exemption on goods they bring back with them from another country. But when it comes to tobacco products such as cigarettes, cigars, cigarillos, tobacco sticks and loose tobacco, this general exemption does not apply. However, Canadian residents and temporary residents of Canada returning from a trip outside Canada, as well as former Canadian residents returning to live in Canada, are allowed to bring a limited amount of these tobacco products into the country without having to pay duty or taxes under certain circumstances.
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Goals Teachers Should Shoot for in the New School Year

With every new school year comes a fresh start. We think of all of the things that didn't go as planned last year, as well as the things that did. We then take these things and plan for a new beginning, one that will be even better than the last. Here are a few great teacher goals that you should try and shoot for in the new school year.
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Gehry Responds to Disney Reflection - Not His Fault

Was it the design, construction materials, or miscommunication that created an uproar after the Walt Disney Concert Hall opened? Here we have a case study of how this architecture project became controversial then not. Fixing Controversial Designs David McNew/Getty Images News/Getty Images In October 2003, the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Master Chorale moved across the street from the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion to their shiny new winter performance place.
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Democracy Then and Now

While wars today are fought in the name of democracy as if democracy were a moral ideal as well as an easily identifiable government style, it is not really that black and white. The inventors of democracy were the Greeks who lived in small city-states called poleis . Contact with the wide world was slower.
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Timeline of the Texas Revolution

The first shots of the Texas Revolution were fired in Gonzales in 1835, and Texas was annexed to the U.S. in 1845. This is chronology covers all of the important dates in between! 01 of 07 October 2, 1835: The Battle of Gonzales Meade Brothers / Wikimedia Commons Although tensions had been simmering between rebellious Texans and the Mexican authorities for years, the first shots of the Texas Revolution were fired in the town of Gonzales on October 2, 1835.
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Mail Delivery Could be Even Slower Than USPS Admits

Due to its unreliable tracking system, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) may be delivering your mail even more slowly than it has claimed, according to the Government Accountability Office (GAO). Background After increasing its own long-time 2-day delivery standard for First-Class mail to 3-days in January, 2015, the cash-starved USPS proceeded to close or consolidate 82 mail processing plants nationwide over the objections of all 50 U.
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