Ottawa General Contractors’ Initiative with Habitat for Humanity

Ottawa General Contractors’ Initiative with Habitat for Humanity











During the month of July, Ottawa General Contractors will donate $ 250 on behalf of all home owners signed with Ottawa General Contractors.


Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) June 08, 2011

Ottawa General Contractors recently announced the creation of a new program to help support Habitat for Humanity. During the month of July, the company will contribute $ 250 to Habitat for Humanity on behalf of each homeowner who signs for a renovation project of over $ 10,000. Homeowners who have been considering hiring a contractor to make renovations or additions to their homes can ensure that Habitat for Humanity will receive the donations when they sign with Ottawa General Contractors for those renovations before the end of July.

Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit organization with a mission to activate volunteers and partners in the community for the purpose of breaking the poverty cycle by building reasonably priced housing and supporting home ownership. The organization has a vision of a world in which all people have a decent and safe place to live, and its members believe all human beings have worth and dignity. Their mission is to provide everyone with a safe, decent and affordable place to live.

“As the leader of OGC I believe that the underpinning of our humanity has always been the community, starting with the family unit”, says Ottawa General Contractors owner, Moe Abbas. “We are in a position to give and because we are in that position it then becomes our mantle of responsibility. Our campaign is not about renovating homes, its about building communities”.

Renovations booked with Ottawa General Contractors during July will serve as a means to raise funds for Habitat for Humanity and help provide decent housing for less fortunate people in the community. Habitat for Humanity provides a valuable service for people who cannot afford to buy new homes, and Ottawa General Contractors are happy to assist the organization in those efforts. The company has always focused on helping the community and keeping families unified, and giving a portion of their profits to Habitat for Humanity is one way for them to give back to those in the area. They plan to do even more work with Habitat for Humanity in the next few months.

As one of the leading contractors in Ottawa, Ottawa General Contractors was a finalist in marketplace trust for the Better Business Bureau Torch Award in 2010. They strive to remain worthy of the trust their clients place in them and believe that people are more important than company profit.

Homeowners can help make a difference in the lives of some of the area’s needy people when they schedule their renovations with Ottawa General Contractors in the month of July. People who do not sign for renovations during July can still benefit Habitat for Humanity by visiting Ottawa General Contractors’ Facebook page. The company will donate one dollar in behalf of each person who clicks the “like” button on the page.

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Ottawa Welcomes President Obama in First Foreign Trip as U.S. President

Ottawa Welcomes President Obama in First Foreign Trip as U.S. President











Canadian Tulip Festival Presents Tulip to American Embassy

Ottawa (Vocus) February 18, 2009

– U.S. President Barack Obama will make his first foreign visit as President on Thursday, February 19, spending the day in Ottawa, Canada’s capital city. Short videos of Ottawans welcoming the President and giving him advice on what he should see in Ottawa and know about Canadians have been posted at http://www.ottawatourism.ca (direct link is http://www.ottawatourism.ca/en/multimedia-a-images/video).

To celebrate the occasion, the local tourism industry has created several Obama-themed offerings, including:


    The Obama BeaverTail, also known as an ObamaTail. A BeaverTailTM is a hot pastry treat born in Ottawa. It’s made of wholewheat dough stretched into the shape of the tail of one of Canada’s national symbols–the beaver–then float cooked in canola oil and served hot with a variety of delectable toppings. Usually Canadians choose from a topping of cinnamon and sugar, chocolate hazelnut, maple butter or apple cinnamon but on February 19, the ObamaTail will be served with cinnamon and sugar, then a whipped cream “O” topped with chocolate sauce and a splash of maple. They’re $ 3.75 each at the flagship store in the ByWard Market neighbourhood, or $ 4 each at kiosks along the Rideau Canal Skateway. ObamaTails were also served to 1000 guests of the Canadian Embassy in Washington during President Obama’s January inauguration. http://www.beavertails.ca
    A five-foot tulip painted (see photo at right) with President Obama’s likeness by Ottawa artist Jill Alexander will be presented to the Embassy of the United States by the Canadian Tulip Festival. This annual event in Ottawa is the world’s largest tulip festival and runs May 1-18, 2009. Similar large painted tulips decorate the major festival sites. http://www.tulipfestival.ca
    A non-alcoholic Obama Hawaiian Punch will be served to all guests at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ottawa Airport on February 19. http://www.hieottawa.com
    An Obama-themed menu will be offered on February 18 and 19 at Graffiti’s Italian Eatery at the Holiday Inn Select in Kanata (west Ottawa). The menu features the Senator Obama Chicago-Style Omelette, the Barack Burger, the Inaugural Dinner Washington-Style and the Obamatini! http://www.hisottawa.ca
    And “Claudio the Soup Guy” at Muffins Plus in the World Exchange Plaza’s food court downtown continues to sell out of his President Obama Chili Soup. He’s been making it–and selling out–since President Obama’s election in November.

Ottawa is a city brimming with internationally renowned museums, cultural attractions, a thriving culinary scene and a four-season outdoor paradise for those who like to bike, kayak, canoe, jog, or skate! President Obama’s visit comes just before the final weekend of Winterlude, Canada’s winter celebration, which features skating on the frozen Rideau Canal, snow and ice sculptures, outdoor concerts, children’s snow playgrounds, and all types of outdoor activities. http://www.winterlude.gc.ca

Ottawa Tourism provides industry leadership and destination marketing to service the travel media and attract visitors, tours and conventions to Ottawa and Canada’s Capital Region. For events, restaurant listings, maps, hotel packages and more, visit http://www.ottawatourism.ca

For more information, please contact:

Jantine Van Kregten    

Director of Communications, Ottawa Tourism

613-237-5150, ext. 116

613-866-4955 (mobile)

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Ottawa Tourism Launches Demonstration Vacation

Ottawa Tourism Launches Demonstration Vacation














Ottawa, ON (Vocus/PRWEB) April 01, 2011

Ottawa Tourism today launched a new getaway package, called the Demonstration Vacation, to encourage Canadians and others to visit and exert their freedom of speech while in Canada’s capital.

The package includes two nights’ accommodation at one of a variety of hotels, a permit, two blank placards, two one-inch wooden sticks and a Sharpie (black only).

“We’ve done the research,” says Noel Buckley, the President and CEO of Ottawa Tourism. “There’s a real demand for people to express themselves peacefully on Parliament Hill. If we can make it easier for them to book their stays through our website, it’s a win-win situation!”

Ottawa Tourism already offers a variety of packages for people looking to rest and recharge (Sip, Savour and Spa) learn more about Canada (Get to Know Your Canada) or enjoy the Canadian Tulip Festival in May (Tulip Celebration) and the Demonstration Vacation simply adds to the mix.

“The announcement of a federal election just days ago was a happy coincidence,” says Buckley. “We feel there is a definite market among advocates of free speech for the one-stop-shopping experience Ottawa Tourism is offering with the Demonstration Vacation.”

This is just the latest creative venture from Ottawa Tourism, which earlier this year revamped its website and partnered with the City of Ottawa and local developer Purple Forge on the Discover Ottawa app, available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Ottawa Tourism provides industry leadership and destination marketing to service the travel media and attract visitors, tours and conventions to Ottawa and Canada’s Capital Region. Visit Ottawa Tourism at their attached website.

For more information, please contact:

Jantine Van Kregten

Director of Communications, Ottawa Tourism

613-237-5150, ext. 116

cell: 613-866-4955

media(at)ottawatourism(dot)ca

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Ottawa General Contractors — Renovations Made Affordable

Ottawa General Contractors — Renovations Made Affordable











(PRWEB) February 25, 2011

While economic times may be tough, an Ottawa contracting company is making it easy for home owners to renovate their homes. For a limited time, Ottawa General Contractors is offering free financing with no payments, no interest, and no penalties for six months.

Ottawa General Contractors services are focused on home renovations that will improve the estate value – kitchen renovation, basement renovation, bathroom renovation, and Home Additions.

The new financing option will make it easier to do renovations in Ottawa as it allows home owners to renovate their home without a dollar of their own money for six months, and then either pay the minimum monthly payments or pay it off completely with no penalties. A kitchen renovation or basement renovation is great for a short and long term investment in a home. The house value goes up substantially without any risk or payments from the owner for six months. So for example, Home owners considering putting their house on the market in the near future, Can finance major renovations to their house which would add value beyond the costs incurred, and pay off the costs upon the sale of the property, increasing their net profit substantially.

With free consultation and estimates, very quick response time, competitive pricing and great service, and now a financing option with over 90% approval rate, Ottawa General Contractors make it easy and effortless for Ottawa residents to improve and protect their most important asset – their home.

Ottawa General Contractors is a member of many professional organizations including the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce, The Better Business Bureau, and the Ottawa Renovators Council.

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Ottawa Marriott Closes Merlot Rooftop Grill, Opens Summit Event Facility

Ottawa Marriott Closes Merlot Rooftop Grill, Opens Summit Event Facility











Summit

Ottawa, Ontario (Vocus) September 29, 2010

When one door closes, another one opens. Merlot Rooftop Grill, Ottawa Marriott Hotel’s renowned special-occasions restaurant will be closing its doors on Sunday, October 31st, after 38 successful years in business. The popular revolving restaurant opened in 1972 as La Ronde, when the hotel was previously a Holiday Inn. Offering stunning views of Ottawa and the Gatineau Hills, Merlot sells out annually on New Year’s Eve, Valentine’s Day and Canada Day.

The Ottawa Marriott is now pleased to announce the opening of Summit, a new Ottawa event facility. Summit, opening Monday, November 1st, will be the Ottawa event venue of choice for upscale, prestigious events hosting between 10 – 300 guests. As Ottawa’s only revolving banquet facility, Summit will offer spectacular views of downtown Ottawa (including Parliament Hill and Ottawa River) and the Outaouais. Due to the unique circular shape and layout of the room, several improvements will be made to enhance the room’s adaptability for various event types. First, modern and multi-functional dividers and blinds will play a dominant role in the overall décor. Second, multi-use LCD TV screens and cameras can be utilized to provide guests with a sightline to all areas of the room.

Summit will be suitable for non-traditional Ottawa weddings, private dinners, holiday parties, corporate launch events, high-profile government receptions, media lunches and press conferences. Guests can expect unforgettable events with unique culinary creations, superior service and spectacular views. For more information about booking your next Ottawa meeting or special event, call Marco Borsato, Director of Catering Sales, at (613) 783-4243 or visit http://www.ottawamarriott.com.

About Ottawa Marriott:

Welcome to the Ottawa Marriott Hotel in downtown Ottawa, a short stroll from Canada’s Parliament Buildings, the Rideau Canal, the Ottawa Congress Centre and the National Gallery of Canada. Whether you’re visiting Ottawa on business or pleasure, you’ll appreciate our free WiFi in public areas. Stay in one of our 480 comfortable and luxurious guestrooms with 37″ LCD TVs, the REVIVE® bed and WiFi ($ ) or try our newly enhanced Concierge-level guestrooms with contemporary decor and access to our private lounge. Experience Spin Kitchen + Bar, our new day/night bar and restaurant featuring comfort food and your favourite North American fare. Plan a corporate or social function in our 32,000 sq. ft of meeting space including Summit, Ottawa’s only revolving event space. Relax and unwind with our indoor pool, sauna, and exercise facilities featuring treadmills, bikes and ellipticals with personal viewing stations. Please children of all ages in our KIDS’ Zone with activity centre, video games, pool table, and indoor mini-putt. Grab a Starbucks® coffee to go and begin your Capital adventure from the Ottawa Marriott.

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Purple Forge Takes the Ottawa Business Journal Mobile With iPhone Application

Purple Forge Takes the Ottawa Business Journal Mobile With iPhone Application










(PRWEB) March 29, 2010

The Ottawa Business Journal (http://www.obj.ca), Ottawa’s leading source for local business, technology and real-estate coverage today announced the release of their iPhone application. The application mobilizes the content of the Ottawa Business Journal, allowing Ottawa’s business leaders to review news stories on-the-go, as well as share, comment and provide survey based feedback on the content.

The Ottawa Business Journal iPhone application was built by Purple Forge (http://www.purpleforge.com), the marketing leading company providing affordable iPhone application services to media organizations, politicians and event coordinators. The Ottawa Business Journal iPhone application can be downloaded from the Apple iTunes store (http://ow.ly/1rAqP).

“Our new iPhone app from Purple Forge really will take Ottawa Business Journal to the next level,” said OBJ publisher Michael Curran. “Whether you’re looking to browse our coverage of Ottawa’s business community or share articles, videos, pictures or blog posts with friends and followers, this app is sure to do the trick.”

Purple Forge provides a means for the Ottawa Business Journal to broadcast news, events, pictures, video, Twitter and blog feeds through a touch-friendly mobile application tied into the Ottawa Business Journal web universe. Coupled with a powerful data collection engine linked to social networking, the Ottawa Business Journal can now mobilize their content, and capture business sentiment from the Ottawa community on the fly.    

“Purple Forge is excited to partner with the Ottawa Business Journal, whose commitment to engaging the Ottawa business community on cutting-edge mobile technology sets the right tone for Ottawa’s current and continued leadership in high-technology,” said John Craig, Vice-President of Sales and Marketing at Purple Forge. “The Ottawa Business Journal’s iPhone app will also double as a great welcoming tool for those looking to do business in Ottawa, providing insights into our communities’ many business advantages.”

About Purple Forge

Purple Forge (http://www.purpleforge.com) sells subscription based services to groups looking to engage their members using the latest mobile application technology and leveraging social networking best practices. Purple Forge is led by seasoned mobile communications and Internet technology veterans dedicated to providing affordable solutions to put the value of mobile applications into the hands of groups looking to engage their members.

About The Ottawa Business Journal

The Ottawa Business Journal is a regional business publication serving Canada’s National Capital Region. Founded in 1995, it is owned by Transcontinental Media and published on a biweekly basis with a circulation of 20,000 copies, alongside Ottawa’s most popular business-related website, obj.ca.

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FreeBalance Shares International Financial Institution Expertise at OCRI Workshop in Ottawa, Canada

FreeBalance Shares International Financial Institution Expertise at OCRI Workshop in Ottawa, Canada











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Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) May 09, 2011

FreeBalance, a For Profit Social Enterprise (FOPSE) software company that helps governments around the world to leverage robust Government Resource Planning (GRP) technology to accelerate country growth, announced that it is participating in the Doing Business with International Financial Institutions (IFI) workshop on May 10, 2011 from 8:30 – 11:30 am. Organized by Ottawa Centre for Research and Innovation (OCRI) and Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada, the workshop will be held at the Export Development Canada building, 151 O’Connor Street, 2nd Floor Lounge, Ottawa, ON. Please contact Kirsten Sardelis (ksardelis at ocri.ca) to register for this free workshop.

During the workshop, attendees will learn about:

The types of opportunities financed by the IFIs and other development agencies that exist for Canadian companies
How the IFI landscape has changed in recent years
The new areas of opportunity and the procurement processes
The trends of interest to Canadian consultants and firms
The support mechanisms available for Canadian companies wishing to pursue IFI-financed projects
Strategies and key success factors involved in winning IFI-financed contracts, including recent procurement changes
Techniques to finance your export contracts and mitigate risk when dealing with an IFI

“FreeBalance would like to thank OCRI and the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade for organizing this workshop,” said Matthew Oliver, Director, Global Marketing & Alliances at FreeBalance. “FreeBalance is a Canadian company that is active in all World Bank regions. Our mission is to help countries leverage technology to support economic growth and aid development through transparent and accountable financial systems.”

Olivier will be participating on the 10:00 – 11 am panel to discuss working with IFI institutions. An IFI is a financial institution that has been established (or chartered) by more than one country, and hence are subjects of international law. Examples include the World Bank, International Monetary Fund, Inter-American Development Bank, Asian Development Bank; and the African Development Bank. Other participants on the panel include Stephan Sander, Co-President, Sander Geophysics Ltd.; Boris Jacouty, Business Development Manager, CPCS; and a representative from Export Development Canada. The panel will be moderated by Amber Germain, Trade Commissioner, Office of Liaison with International Financial Institutions, Embassy of Canada, Washington, D.C.

FreeBalance is active in 19 countries, including Antigua & Barbuda, Afghanistan, Canada, Iraq, Kosovo, Kyrgyz Republic, Liberia, Mongolia, Namibia, Pakistan, Sierra Leone, Southern Sudan, Timor-Leste, and Uganda among others. FreeBalance software manages more than a quarter trillion ($ US) annual budgets worldwide. More than 70,000 users around the world use FreeBalance software to manage a global civil service workforce of 1,500,000.

About FreeBalance

FreeBalance helps governments around the world leverage robust Government Resource Planning (GRP) technology to accelerate country growth. FreeBalance software solutions for public financial and human resource management support reform and modernization to improve governance, transparency and accountability. Good governance is required to improve development results. For more information, visit http://www.freebalance.com.

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Chimo Ottawa Hotel Announces Hot Summer Deals on Ottawa Hotel Packages

Chimo Ottawa Hotel Announces Hot Summer Deals on Ottawa Hotel Packages












Ottawa, ON (Vocus) July 14, 2010

The Chimo Ottawa Hotel announces all new summer packages designed to take the heat off your summer travel budget. From Ottawa Golf Getaways to simple escapes, the hotel offers something for everyone.

“The summer time is a long awaited event in Canada and we want to help people celebrate the season by offering tremendous value, convenience and fun for the whole family,” says Jean Pierre Benjamin. General Manager. “The Chimo Ottawa Hotel has partnered with Calypso Water Park and other Ottawa attractions to bring the best of all Ottawa has to offer into a variety of summer adventures.”

The value added Ottawa family vacation package is perfect for a weekend getaway with the kids close to things to do in Ottawa. Downtown Ottawa attractions include Parliament Hill and activities such as the new Calypso Water Park nearby the hotel. Explore Ottawa on a Double Decker Bus tour then wind down with a family movie and snacks. Guests can also splash in the indoor pool and in the morning fuel up with breakfast, compliments of the Chimo Hotel Ottawa. With breakfast, admission to Calypso Waterpark, in room movie and snacks included, this package is sure to please parents and the kids.

Golfers can hit the links with the Chimo Hotel’s [Ottawa Golf Package and enjoy 18 holes for 2 people. Start the day with a breakfast buffet or take breakfast to go. Celebrate and reflect on your day with dinner for two at Quincy’s. The Golfing in Ottawa Package includes 1 night accommodation in a Silver Room, choice of buffet breakfast for 2 at Quincy’s or Breakfast to go for 2, Table d hôte dinner for 2 at Quincy’s and golf rounds for 2 with cart at Anderson Links only 15 minutes away.

To make planning an Ottawa vacation with ease, the Chimo Hotel Ottawa has launched a new website with helpful tools to plan the perfect summer getaway. For more information about this and other great Ottawa Hotel packages visit http://www.chimohotel.com or call Toll Free: 800-387-9779 for reservations.

About Chimo Hotel Ottawa

The only full service hotel in the Ottawa East, the Chimo Hotel Ottawa is conveniently located off Highway 417 across from Ottawa’s largest shopping centre, just a five minute drive from Parliament Hill, the Byward Market, National Arts Gallery and many other popular Ottawa tourist attractions. The Ottawa hotel offers 256 guest rooms, suites and Jacuzzi suites with Gold Level floors offering a private lounge and exercise room. Complimentary parking, high speed wireless internet access and local calls are a courtesy for all guests. The hotel features 7 meeting rooms, 3 board rooms, a restaurant, pub, indoor atrium style swimming pool, sauna, whirlpool, and fitness facility.

The commitment to friendly service the Chimo Ottawa Hotel offered is reflected in its’ name. The term Chimo was widely used at one point in the Inuktitut language, which is spoken by the Inuit in northern Canada. According to folklore, when two people met on the Arctic tundra, they rubbed their chests in a circular motion and said, “Chimo”, meaning “Are you friendly?” The answer was a repeat of the gesture and the word “Chimo!” (“Yes, I am friendly!)

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TechJobsOttawa.com Launched with 1077 High Tech Jobs in Ottawa

TechJobsOttawa.com Launched with 1077 High Tech Jobs in Ottawa










Richmond, BC (PRWEB) October 13, 2005

JobArrow Solutions (http://www.jobarrow.com) officially launched its newest job site: TechJobsOttawa.com (http://www.techjobsottawa.com) with 1077 high tech jobs in the National Capital Region. TechJobsOttawa.com provides free access for job seekers to its entire listing of job opportunities.

Over 150 companies have jobs listed on TechJobsOttawa.com. The basic job posting service is free and hiring managers are invited to submit their company by visiting the website and using the company submission form (http://www.techjobsottawa.com/employers/submit.php). Premium job posting services are also available at competitive rates.

“Our goal is to create the most comprehensive website of high tech jobs in the Ottawa region,” says Keith Phu, Vice President of Operations at JobArrow. “We believe TechJobsOttawa.com is a great resource for the Ottawa tech community. We’re excited to be a part of the community and to contribute to its development.”

TechJobsOttawa.com relies on search software developed by JobArrow Solutions. Job seekers are able to quickly search thousands of jobs found on corporate websites. Job postings are updated every day, multiple times a day.

JobArrow Solutions produces career websites that are specific to a profession and location. The websites attract a focused demographic of professionals interested in a specific industry and area. JobArrow’s other websites include TechJobsVancouver.com (http://www.techjobsvancouver.com) and TechJobsVictoria.com (http://www.techjobsvictoria.com).

Contact information:

Olive Chan

Marketing and Media Relations

JobArrow Solutions Inc.

Tel: +1 604 562 5717

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Ottawa Author Founds Society to Help Orphaned Children in Canada

Ottawa Author Founds Society to Help Orphaned Children in Canada










Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) November 12, 2006

Elizabeth Wiebe, an Ottawa author and advocate for orphaned children in Canada, has recently formed a non-profit society to further promote her efforts to help orphaned and abandoned children in Canada. Called the Elizabeth Wiebe Society for Orphaned Children in Canada, the society’s mission is to “Give orphaned children in Canada a chance by fostering awareness and empathy and promoting a determination to give every child the right to a permanent loving home so that they can evolve in all aspects of their development.”

Ms. Wiebe, author of the recent book “Orphan – Through the Eyes of an Orphan” and an orphan herself, is currently focusing her attention on the issue of making adoptions easier in Canada. “Why is it,” she states, “that Canadian couples find it easier to adopt four overseas children than to adopt a single Canadian child? Abandonment is a real, tangible issue for orphaned children, and the current foster care system simply does not address their special needs. Making adoptions easier in Canada would be a huge step on the road to caring for these children and helping them heal.”

The purpose of the society is not about rescuing individual children, but rather bringing awareness to their plight; about encouraging Canadian society to do a better and more enlightened job of dealing with children who suddenly find themselves without real parents, and improving the chances of these children to be adopted. Through the society, Ms. Wiebe is seeking funding to keep up lobbying pressure on legislators, media and other organizations that will ultimately apply the pressure needed to affect change. Current projects in the works include translation of her book into French, production of an audio version of the book and creation of a second book (see below). Ms. Wiebe also accepts speaking engagements and media interviews.

The society is seeking stories from orphaned or abandoned children, from foster parents and from those trying to adopt Canadian children. A second book, which will incorporate these stories, is in the early writing stages.

More information about the society is available on the website at http://www.ElizabethWiebeSociety.org.

Her book, “Orphan – Through the Eyes of an Orphan,” is available online at http://chapters.indigo.ca.

To see her previous press release, click here

AUTHOR BYLINE

Bill Brine is an Internet Marketing consultant residing in Nova Scotia. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Elizabeth Wiebe Society for Orphaned Children in Canada and also serves as Corporate Secretary. His website is at http://www.BrinCom.com.

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