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James Doan
Works at Harold Doan & Sons Ltd.
Attended University of Waterloo
Lives in Orangeville, ON
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Orangeville, ON (Harold Doan and Sons Ltd.) We have previously discussed security strikes and strike reinforcers, which are centred around in-swinging doors. However, there exists an equally important problem of providing security on out-swinging doors.…
Orangeville, ON (Harold Doan and Sons Ltd.) We have previously discussed security strikes and strike reinforcers, which are centred around in-swinging doors. However, there exists an equally import...
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Dufferin County, ON (OPP – Dufferin Detachment) The first hours after a child goes missing are crucial to their safe recovery. That’s why it’s so important to spread the word. The Ontario AMBER Alert program utilizes social media to effect the…
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Take a moment to vote in this week's poll: What is your favourite scale modelling subject? https://polldaddy.com/poll/8886433/
I am currently a Locksmith at Harold Doan and Sons Ltd. A graduate of the University of Waterloo, I have been a member of the Professional Engineers of Ontario since 1982 (Now designated Retired). My background training was in Chemical Engineering, and I later gained experience in retail sales ...
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Orangeville, ON (Royal LePage, RCR Realty) Olivia D’Orazio of RepMag reports that CREA has found that sales activity continues to defy expectations, with Canadians taking advantage of warm weather and low rates in May for a 10 per cent spike in sales…
Orangeville, ON (Royal LePage, RCR Realty) Olivia D’Orazio of RepMag reports that CREA has found that sales activity continues to defy expectations, with Canadians taking advantage of warm weather ...
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Mauldin, SC (CompX National) Cam locks have evolved. Now ONLY from CompX — Self-locking SlamCAM! SlamCAM converts CompX National cam locks into self-locking – just close the door or drawer. Two unique features in one package: self-locking and a…
Mauldin, SC (CompX National) Cam locks have evolved. Now ONLY from CompX — Self-locking SlamCAM! SlamCAM converts CompX National cam locks into self-locking – just close the door or drawer. Two uni...
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Giving something back
Most of us modelers have developed our passion and skill in the hobby over a period of time where we have gained talent, skill and knowledge. It would be a fitting legacy if each of us could find ways to give back something to the hobby that has provided us...
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Some thoughts on the quality of resin model parts
I recently had the opportunity to examine a number of resin cast kits and aftermarket parts from several suppliers. I am truly amazed at how far the aftermarket has come in terms of product selection and quality. At the same time, I am amazed at how far it ...
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Is it possible to have too much detail?
Kit bashing has once again become a popular pastime. With each new model kit released, there's another opportunity to find fault with the product and the people who produced it. This is a change from when there were few new kits to bash and the old "nothing...
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6 tips for writing an effective press release
1. Start strong: Your title and initial lines should briefly and directly convey what you want to say. Include the “who, what, where, when and why” in the lead of your press release. The remaining part of your press release should include supporting facts a...
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Journaling can clear your writers block
Think journaling is old fashioned? Think again. Are you having a hard time getting started on your article writing? Combine writers block with journaling to spark your article writing frenzy. Journaling is a powerful tool for brainstorming ideas, keeping yo...
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Orangeville, ON (Harold Doan and Sons Ltd.) We have all read the ad lines written by major manufacturers attesting to the strength and durability of their deadbolt locks. But an equally important link in the chain of security are the strikes.…
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How to train your dog not to chew
Chewing is something that comes naturally to every dog. Every dog feels the instinctual need to sharpen its teeth and hone his biting skills. Chewing on the right things, like specially designed chew toys for instance, can even help the dog clean his teeth ...
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Locksmith
Employment
  • Harold Doan & Sons Ltd.
    Locksmith, present
  • ITT Grinnell, Masoneilan,
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Orangeville, ON
Previously
Orangeville, ON - Bolton, ON; Waterloo, ON; Burlington, ON; Cornwall, ON
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Introduction
Profession - Locksmith. Interests - scale modelling, record collecting, website construction, reading (mysteries, science fiction, history). 
Education
  • University of Waterloo
    Chemical Engineering, 1970 - 1976
  • Orangeville District Secondary School
    Science, Technology and Trades, 1965 - 1970
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