Archives for the month of: January, 2012

Finding access to raw milk is difficult in many parts of the US, but the situation is even worse in Canada where national law prohibits the sale of raw milk anywhere in the country. Few people realize, however, that Queen Elizabeth and her two grandsons drink this supposedly “dangerous” food item, as do nearly all Canadian farmers surveyed in a 2010 study published in Preventive Veterinary Medicine.

A writeup on raw milk published in The Globe and Mail back in 2010 explains that Queen Elizabeth personally drinks raw milk, and that when her grandsons Harry and William were students at Eton College, she went out of her way to smuggle it in for them as well. The Queen apparently recognizes some value in raw milk beyond what health authorities are willing to admit.

Learn more at Natural News

Dougiedog Hot Dog Joint

Would you spend a $100 for this?

Why the name “Dragon Dog”?

The launch of this hot dog coincides with the beginning of Chinese Year of the Dragon. It also coincides with their appearance on Dragon’s Den, the most popular show on Canadian television.”

Dragon Dog is the first hot dog in the world to sell for three figures. It challenges current Guinness record holder the “haute dog” at Serendipity restaurant in New York which costs $69.

A Vancouver eatery is billing its new Dragon Dog as the most expensive hotdog in the world.

DougieDog Hot Dogs says the footlong creation is “mouth-wateringly delicious” — and it’ll set diners back $100.

The Dragon Dog is made with a bratwurst infused with century-old Louis the 13th cognac, which costs more than $2,000 a bottle.

Other ingredients include Kobe beef seared in olive and truffle oil, fresh lobster and a secret picante sauce.

DougieDog proprietor dougie luv says he wanted to come up something “super tasty and high-end” that stays true to the traditional identity of the hot dog.

The restaurant claims the Dragon Dog is the first hotdog in the world to sell for three figures, challenging the $69 “haute dog” at Serendipity restaurant in New York.

Vancouver eatery says its $100 hotdog is infused with $2,000 a bottle cognac

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We have the largest selection of root beer, including our very own butterscotch root beer; which was unveiled on Dragon’s Den.

Visit http://www.dougiedog.com for franchising opportunities.

World’s Most Expensive Hot Dog: Broxton Roxs sets world record
BOSTON, MA, USA — The Brockton Rox of the independent Cam-Am League celebrated National Hot Dog Day by unveiling a $80 “K-O Dog,” created by On-Field emcee Troy Goodwin and Brockton Rox executive Chef Ben Glanz; it contains mushroom dust, caviar and creme freche topping – setting the new world record for the Most expensive hot dog.

Details on: http://www.worldrecordsacademy.org

Meet the $69 hot dog
Serendipity 3, often written Serendipity III is a restaurant in the Upper East Side of Manhattan founded by Stephen Bruce in 1954.
Wikipedia

It’s official; the Guiness World Records has declared the “haute dog” at New York’s legendary Serendipity 3 as the most expensive hot dog in the world, at $69 a serving. CBSNews.com’s Karina Mitchell reports.

This series explores the features that define Canada: the most-expansive coastline in the world and the world’s longest undefended border.

It’s a never-before-seen view of Canada, rising up and bearing witness our nation’s natural diversity and beauty. The meeting place of the ocean and land is birthplace of this country’s history and the frontline of climate change. Our borders separate from our neighbours, but also reveal how closely intertwined our histories and futures are.

Shot in breathtaking HD, Canada: Over the Edge will capture Canada’s vast geographical and cultural panorama. It is a testament to our history and a time capsule for our future.

[vimeo http://vimeo.com/21360866 w=680&h=390]

No Ordinary Downturn
Recession In Canada? Economists Say No, But Good Reason To Believe Otherwise
Is Canada in a recession? A majority of Canadians think so. The data and economists say otherwise.

Why Canadians Have Good Reason For Believing The Country Is In Recession

Whoa: Quebec Loses 2% Of All Jobs In 7 Months

Something is wrong with the Quebec economy

http://worthwhile.typepad.com/worthwhile_canadian_initi/2012/01/quebec.html

Canada’s Industrial Plants Shutting Twice As Fast As U.S.’s: Report

Industrial Info Resources, a business intelligence group, reported on Friday that Canada saw 79 industrial plant closings in 2011, costing nearly 14,000 jobs, while the U.S. saw 430 plant closings and 63,000 jobs lost.

Given the relative sizes of the U.S. and Canadian economies, this indicates that the pace of industrial plant closings, as well as related job losses, is about twice as high in Canada as in the U.S.

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2012/01/13/canada-manufacturing-jobs_n_1204936.html?ref=canada-business

The Real Foreign Interests In The Oil Sands
What Ottawa doesn’t want you noticing

http://www.ottawacitizen.com/opinion/columnists/real+foreign+interests+oilsands/5981230/story.html

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