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Old 01-18-2012, 03:16 AM   #1
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Old 01-18-2012, 09:15 AM   #2
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"To prevent the overthrow of the American Govt?" Wow, has something got into the state and municipal water coolers?

I used to love going to AZ but recently with all the crazy legislation coming out of there, I'll keep my tourist bucks up here with the less crazy Canucks.
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Old 01-18-2012, 01:54 PM   #3
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Just so you guys don't think that us Canucks are talking through our collective butts over what we spend annually in AZ... here's some stats:

Canucks spend approx 300 million a year in winter home purchases - those oil leases on Albert and Sask Ranch land has paid off...lol

Canada is Arizona's largest foreign investor, a statistic reflected by the state's $2.3-billion US bilateral trade with Canada, excluding tourism, says Williamson.

The Business Council is bringing industrial leaders from Canada and Arizona together to try to increase bilateral trade to $5 billion U.S. by 2012.

According to the Arizona Office of Tourism, the number of visitors from Canada to the state grew in 2010 to 649,300, a 43 percent increase from 2007. Of all expenditures by international travelers in Arizona, Canadians are the top spenders, accounting for 53 percent of the total.

Like I said, we may find somewhere else to flock to in the winter...lol
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Just so you guys don't think that us Canucks are talking through our collective butts over what we spend annually in AZ... here's some stats:

Canucks spend approx 300 million a year in winter home purchases - those oil leases on Albert and Sask Ranch land has paid off...lol
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Just head to Fl. with the other half of Canada. LOL!
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I edited this duplicate post because the internet is behaving badly and it posted the above comment twice. It really isn't worth repeating. :)
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Sounds almost Stalinist
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Yes it does. Here is my concern. Ethnic studies also include our Native American programs. They are protected by federal law which Thank God kept the Native programs intact.Thus far. But~ I have been seeing some legislation change in the public schools that force parents to have to sue and fight to keep federal protection for the special needs kids.
With that said~ I believe that the parents of native kids need to pay particular attention to that possibility in regard to ethnic programs federally protected or not.Join your Indian parent committees and get involved. If the native numbers are kept up then there is the fighting chance that we can keep our programs strong for the kids.
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