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December 2011 : Newsletters~Canadian


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10 Days Games for Christmas
Africa; Asia; Europe; South America; USA 
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Courage & Conquestguide for lots of great historical reading


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Merry Christmas! May your homes brim with love, laughter, and the true joy of Christmas. Thanks for the overwhelming response to the survey. We can serve you better with your feedback! We listen!
Christmas Island, Nova Scotia is known around the world and people send their Christmas mail via the small Canada Post office just to get a Christmas stamp! See the video.
 
What's So Special About Your Province contest! Start looking for great links or make your own video. Watch the January enews for more details!
Christmas Island, NS
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Gold! Gold! Gold!
 
Will we see a modern day goldrush?
Prospector, Shawn Ryan, and his wife, Cathy Wood, have devoted the past 20 years hunting for gold in the Yukon's Klondike region, near Dawson City.  Ryan has estimated that the discoveries he has been involved with could produce 10 million ounces of gold.
 
He has also been credited with locating the source of the alluvial gold that started the original Klondike Gold Rush more than a century ago.  Read more from CBC.

Penny writes from B.C.

We really appreciate your material!  I thought you might enjoy hearing this little story. We were reading M is for Maple and my son (7 years) took a real interest in the K is for Klondike page. He told me he plans to go and do some gold mining some day. 
 
Just a few days later a friend of ours came back from the Yukon with gold she found there while mining up there during the summer. He was so fascinated. The timing was lots of fun! He learned that a little bottle of small pieces of gold is worth about $1800 so his excitement grew even more!

Yukon Gold
 
   
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