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Learn More about Pencils of Promise:. Support support giveashirtshop. Clothed in jammies and our plastic masks, we'd fall down in front of the TV, dump our night's treasure on the floor and divide it up by good, yucky and OK, stuffing as much as we could into our mouths during the process. No one worried about silly things like tummy aches, rotten teeth or bedtimes. This was Halloween, and none of the usual rules applied. It was the one night a year that children were free to be nothing more than children and the world was only scary in our imaginations. Sitting here this morning, listening to the dying leaves rustle in the breeze, I'm reminded of the mystery and magic that used to await us at the end of the month.
If I step through my door onto the porch, I can already smell the chill on the air mingling with the scent of autumn foliage. Somewhere along the journey from the '70s to now, the world took a giant step sideways. Candy must be thoroughly examined before being doled out a piece at a time and the things that lurk in the shadows are no longer the monsters from books, but the real terror of twisted people.
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The fun and anticipation of the night has been lost to regimented parties, carefully scheduled activities or skipped altogether in the rush of retail stores to be the first to fill their aisles with Christmas merchandise. The joy that was the 31st exists now as nothing more than endless boards of instructions and recipes on Pinterest.
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But sitting here in the dark, listening to the last of the crickets sing and the first of the leaves fall, it's easy to pretend, just for a moment, that it's the '70s again and the world is paved with October's promise of Halloween. October's promise of Halloween appeared in an earlier form on pixie.
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Wilson-Raybould accused Mr. Trudeau and his aides of exerting undue pressure on her to settle a corruption case against SNC-Lavalin, an engineering company, with a large fine, not a criminal conviction. Trudeau said he feared job losses from a criminal conviction, with its accompanying ban on government contracts.
Wilson-Raybould is also a major problem for Mr. Because of publishing schedules, Mr. Wherry and Mr.
Ivison were wrapping up their manuscripts about the time the SNC-Lavalin dispute came to the public attention in February. But Mr. Wherry was able to discuss the situation at some length with Mr. Trudeau, Ms. Wilson-Raybould and others. He had so much access, in fact, that this week Lisa Raitt, the Conservative deputy minister, unsuccessfully called for Mr.
Wherry to bring his interview transcripts to the House of Commons ethics committee so that it could determine if the conversations broke cabinet secrecy rules.