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LEDs in Canada

I was wondering where i can get LEDs in canada.

Topic by Alcreion    |  last reply


Fuse in Canada

I live in Canada and im a big pyrotechnic. ive been making firecrackers and small pyrotechnics for about a year. ive been using a fuse that i made out of wool and black powder, but i crave the real stuff! i want to know a way i can ship or buy fuse in canada.

Topic by axea    |  last reply


Techshop in canada? Answered

Hi I was wondering if there are any techshops in canada??? Thanks!

Question by camping crazy    |  last reply


FM transmission in Canada

Anyone know what Canadian FM transmission laws are like? How powerful of a transmitter can one use? On what stations can one broadcast? Are there any other things that are important to keep in mind up there?

Topic by randofo    |  last reply


US and Canada Contests

I'm fed up I cant enter some contests like the 30-second video contest just because I'm not resident of the US nor Canada. I live in Spain, and when I see a contest I like, it says its only for US and Canada residents. I understand that its easier for Instructables to send the price withing America, but the sending taxes are not so high for them to be a reason of not sending the price. While I was reading the contest rules for the 30-second video I had ideas for 4 different entries. But I'm not going to bother doing them if I'm going to be thrown out of the contest the first day because of my nationality. I think contests should be something international, where everyone could win. That is the spirit of this new era, the internet era. With sites as this one, youtube, facebook, one can really feel as part of the international comunity, where every one, no matter age or race, can be someone. But of course, this "feeling"· of being part of something bigger end by the moment one reads "This contest is limited to legal residents of the United States and Canada, age 18 or older at the time of entry." (I understand the age problem for legal reasons). So, I ask to the team of Instructables to be considerant and to think of all the people living outside the US and Canada that could have a good idea or ideas for any kind of contest. Thanks for all Juanviperea.

Topic by juanvi    |  last reply


Sourcing Components in Canada

First post, while everything's feeling all shiny and new. I was wondering if anyone knows the best place for sourcing electronic components (basic stuff like resistors, capacitors, relays, basic counting chips, motors all that good stuff to instructable with) in Canada (Ontario preferably). I used to use Rapid Electronics in England (www.rapidelectronics.co.uk) and have never found anything to match (in price or quality). All / Any suggestions welcome. Look out for a couple of instructables coming later in the month!

Topic by AluminumFalcon  


Tech space canada

Hello everybody, I was just wondering who would be interested in a tech shop/ space starting in Alberta, Canada. I live there and am looking to start a business possibly just looking for interest. It would include metalworking ie water jet and lathe work, woodworking ie table saw band saw and router, 3d printing and cad design team, laser cutting with its own team, teaching about coding and Arduino and micro controllers. If you are interested comment below. Also, anyone interested in funding a kick starter comment too :)

Topic by bhill12    |  last reply


Why only U.S and Canada?

 Why only U.S and Canada? I have lots of ideas but am only in NZ :(

Topic by asasklfjklasfkljasklfjaklfsjkl    |  last reply


iTunes app not available in Canada? Answered

Why is it not available in Canada?

Question by jon_chalk    |  last reply


Canada Amateur Model Rocketry?

I've recently been looking into model rocketry, and was excited at the prospect of making and testing my own small sugar rocket motors. I've done quite a bit of research, and have discovered that many of the oxidizers i would need to use are not available in Canada (ex. KNO3, ammonium nitrate etc...). The only option I discovered was to synthesize KClO3, which I'm not interested in considering how dangerous and unstable it seems to be. I was wondering if any fellow Canadians have found anything that can be used as a substitute/any way for me to pursue this as a hobby without buying motors pre-made, which I'm not interested in. Any help is appreciated.

Question by haywyre    |  last reply


Import duty for Canada prizes

Morning,I have just received an invoice for $18 from FEDEX for customs clearance into Canada for the Instructables prize pack (mug and stickers). This is a first for me and was wondering if any other contest winners have similar feedback or if there was something that I should be doing with FEDEX.Cheers

Topic by mattaw    |  last reply


is hunting mourning dove legal in canada?

There are lots around here, and they look tasty. So the question, can I legally hunt them in Canada (with the proper licensing)?

Question by thebluemartyr    |  last reply


Morse Code Still option in Canada

We still have 5WPM and 12WPM qualifications for HF

Topic by VE6WTF    |  last reply


Not US residents able to win in Digital Days Photo Contest?

Thats it, are not US (and Canada) residents able to win the price? I'm from Spain

Topic by juanvi    |  last reply


Where, exactly?

Where near vancouver, Me- Saltspring!

Topic by Bartboy    |  last reply


Well, It's Time

Well everyone, its time.....FOR MY SUMMER VACATION! I am going up to Canada for 9 days, I am leaving Saturday morning, I will have access to a computer with internet so I won't be cut off from civilization. Hopefully I'll have a bunch of pictures from the trip!

Topic by bumpus    |  last reply


Happy Thanksgiving!

To the Canadian Friends up there :) --I did get that right, right? Second Monday of October?

Topic by trebuchet03    |  last reply


Calling Canadian Tatters

Did you or someone you know learn tatting (shuttle or needle) with my or any Instructable or online video? Are you Canadian and preferably around 30 or younger? If so there's a journalist in Canada working on a magazine article and she would love to talk to you. You can message me for contact information and please share if you know someone who might fit. Thanks!

Topic by TotusMel    |  last reply


Black Cat Firecrackers, Visco fuse in Canada

I have a large supply of Black Cats and visco fuse. I'll ship anywhere in Canada. bromac6@yahoo.ca

Topic by Bromac    |  last reply



were i can get neoprene in canada ? Answered

I need some neoprene for a project so if you have someting to tell say it. thank`s

Question by copper tube    |  last reply


Where to source Pneumatic solenoid valves in Canada?

Hi, Does anyone know where to find miniature Pneumatic Solenoid Valves in Canada? I have only been able to find rely cheap low quality ones from china or really expensive ones from America. Something in the middle would be great! Thanks

Topic by IanS160    |  last reply


Millefiori candy (sticky candy) in the U.S. or Canada?

 I am doing a glass project where I need to find a certain kind of candy inspired by the glass process of millefiori. Sticky candy, a brand in Australia and a few other countries, uses this technique but none of the designs work for me and I don't think they ship to the U.S. or Canada. Anyone know what this candy is called/ other producers of it? Thanks! http://www.sticky.com.au/index.php?Exquisite_hand_made_lollies_and_candy_for_gifts_and_promotions&cat;=16 here is an example of Sticky candy http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Millefiori and here is the glass process I'm talking about. :) 

Question by shortone    |  last reply


Competitions - rest of the world...

 Hi, Is there any chance of any Instructable competitions that *anyone* can win? The last 3 competitions that were run were all "US and Canada only". Come on Instructables. Throw us Europeans (amongst others) a bone...

Topic by bpfh  


Can someone explain what is the amusing thing about curling? any canadians want to answer that? Answered

This is how the announcer goes: " Wow what an amazing play! did you see the way he PUSHED that ROCK across that ICE! by the way that is the new X-10 Super-Sweep from Exacta-Broom with a carbon-fiber handle to the kevlar re-enforced rubberized P-240 Brissels!" (second reporter) "Amazing! he actually HIT the othor ROCK with the fist one!"

Question by Zaphod Beeblebrox    |  last reply


if you live in eastern canada or new york state...

OMG! there was an eartquake! did you guys who live in the places mentioned above feel it? i felt tiny tremors, i live in central new york.

Question by Acepilot42    |  last reply


Story Type?

Okay, I really like the "How to ship a tiger to Canada" story, and I'd like to know if that type of story (genre, if you will) has a name). Also, I think it would be fun to try making my own, so if anyone (Guppie?) has any tips, I'd be grateful. Thanks!

Topic by threecheersfornick    |  last reply


Rush's First TV Appearance in 30 Years!

It was on the Colbert Report on July 16th.Pardon the lack of quality, and poor audio quality (turn up your speakers)

Topic by bumpus    |  last reply


The world stops outside of a subset of English speaking countries?

Before you got taken over, there used to be a token amounts of competitions that were opened to the whole world, now it's all restricted to "US, CANADA (excluding Quebec), UK and AUSTRALIA" (and somtimes Holland). I'm a Brit. I live in Europe, Do I really have to fake my address at my aunt's place outside of London to be able to enter? Why the about face? Also, a side note, where did the option to edit your own comments go? Unhappily yours, bpfh

Topic by bpfh    |  last reply


Contests only open to US, UK, Canada and Australia?? Answered

I've been looking at the contests, and lately the contest in wich I can participate in has dropped to zero because of location. I live in Denmark and would really like the chance to participate and win, but for some reason all the contests are now limited to the US, Canada, the UK and Australia. Is there any special reason for this, or are will there be coming new open for all contests??

Question by Jerina    |  last reply



Where can you buy servo motors in canada? Answered

Hey i was just wondering where the best place in canada is to buy servo motors

Question by Pyro the maniac    |  last reply


where in canada can i find salt peter?

I need it for a science  project!! please

Question by the guy1    |  last reply


Can you get firecrackers into canada in you luggage? Answered

I might go to cuba soo so

Question by goeon    |  last reply


Where can you buy Velostat in Toronto or Canada?

Just wanted to play around with Velostat, but don't want to pay shipping fees from the US

Question by steve blair    |  last reply


Finding Airsoft Stores in Toronto or that ship to Toronto Canada

For people who can need, or can give out ideas on how to obtain airsoft guns in Toronto, Ontario , Canada since there are only very few stores.

Topic by ratman2.0    |  last reply


Is it Illegal to make Smoke bombs in Canada (Quebec) or US?

I am curious about adding a ratio of sodium nitrate to sugar and some additives (maybe sulfur) to make smoke bombs as a hobby. I am not interested in making explosives or Rockets just smoke bombs. I want to know before even doing this is it Illegal?

Question by SHOE0007  


Canada Set to Ban "Weed-n-Feed" Products

Re-evaluation Note REV2010-01, Uncoupling of Fertilizer-Pesticide Combination Products for Lawn and Turf Uses 2 February 2010 HC Pub: 100037 ISBN: 978-1-100-14700-0 (print version) ISBN: 978-1-100-14701-7 (PDF version) Catalogue number: H113-5/2010-1E (print version) Catalogue number: H113-5/2010-1E-PDF (PDF version) Table of Contents 1.0 Purpose 2.0 Scope 3.0 Background 4.0 Regulatory decision 1.0 Purpose This document is to communicate to stakeholders the decision to uncouple fertilizer-pesticide combination products intended for lawn and turf uses. 2.0 Scope This regulatory action is focussed on the lawn and turf uses of fertilizer-pesticide combination products on the following types of turf: Lawn turf planted in or around residences, as well as public and commercial buildings including schools and cemeteries Sports and recreational turf such as turf in parks, playgrounds, golf courses, zoos, botanical gardens and athletic playing fields These types of turf are collectively known as fine turf, which may be maintained by homeowners or by professional applicators. This regulatory action does not include agricultural uses of fertilizer-pesticide combination products (turf farms), or products that have a single active material with both fertilizer and pesticidal properties. 3.0 Background Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) regulates pesticides under the Pest Control Products Act including those intended for lawn and turf uses. All pesticide products that are registered for use and sale in Canada have undergone rigorous health and environmental risk assessments including the pesticides present in fertilizer-pesticide combinations. Pesticides are often combined with fertilizers and sold as fertilizer-pesticide combination products, which are regulated by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency under the Fertilizers Act. When pesticides are combined with fertilizer such that the two components can only be applied at the same time and to the same area, the delivery mechanism for the pesticide component is brought into question. The very nature of combination products removes the flexibility of applying the pesticide as a spot application due to the need to accommodate the fertilizer, which is designed for broadcast application to the entire lawn surface at specified times of the year. Pesticides should only be used when and where there is a need. Broadcast applications of pesticides over the whole area are warranted only for severe pest infestations that are widespread. As pest infestations are typically patchy, spot applications of pesticides to those areas are most often sufficient to ensure adequate control in turf. To be effective, fertilizers and pesticides must each be applied at the appropriate timings, which typically do not coincide. Fertilizers are most often applied in spring or early summer, and/or in late summer or fall. A spring-applied lawn fertilizer results in increased tillering and rapid growth as temperatures increase, resulting in turf of increased density. A fall-applied lawn fertilizer also results in increased tillering and may result in increased winter hardiness. The majority of pesticides found in pesticide-fertilizer combination products are broadleaf herbicides belonging to the synthetic auxin group of chemicals. This group of chemicals only controls broadleaf weeds that have emerged and are actively growing in the lawn. These herbicides are not preventative in that they will only control weeds that have emerged and they do not prevent weeds from becoming established in the lawn. Further, this group of chemicals is not long lasting in that they do not persist in the soil to prevent future weed infestations. Combination products have been purchased for their convenience and ease of use as a two-in-one product to address separate lawn maintenance issues (for example, nutrient deficiency and various pest infestations) with a single application. However, these products are unsuitable as a delivery mechanism because they support broadcast application of the pesticide when this might not be warranted. Ultimately, fertilizer and pesticide applications should be based on need. Fertilizer should only be used if the turf will benefit from additional nutrients, and pesticide should only be used as a broadcast treatment if the pest densities are sufficiently high across the area to be treated. Targeted, well-timed liquid formulations of pesticides minimize pesticide use on the lawn and turf sites. 4.0 Regulatory decision Based on consultation with the provinces, experts and registrants, the PMRA has concluded that fertilizer-pesticide combination products for lawn and turf uses do not support the goals of best practices for pest management in turf. The PMRA, in conjunction with Canadian Food Inspection Agency, is taking action to uncouple the fertilizer-pesticide combination products intended for lawn and turf uses. A date of last sale of 31 December 2012 for fertilizer-pesticide combination products for lawn and turf uses has been set in order to allow for replacement products to be made available where needed. Should situations arise to warrant the use of a fertilizer-pesticide combination product for lawn and turf uses, the PMRA will assess combination products in terms of the timing of application and flexibility to apply as a spot treatment, as well as potential risks to human health and the environment. The PMRA decision to uncouple fertilizer-pesticide combination products is not based on the health or environmental risk assessments but rather the nature of combination products. Combination products remove the flexibility of applying spot applications of the pesticide due to the need to accommodate the fertilizer, which is designed for broadcast application to the entire lawn surface at specified times of the year. Turf fertilizers will continue to be available for broadcast application when needed. Pesticide-only products will also continue to be available for lawn care use to homeowners and commercial applicators for either spot treatments of localized weed patches or for use as broadcast applications to severely infested turf areas when warranted. Although more time consuming, pest control in lawn and turf can be achieved with careful pesticide spot applications that target only the pests that are present and separate broadcast applications of fertilizers. Now if only the US were to follow suit...

Topic by AngryRedhead    |  last reply


What is the cheapest place to buy a ps3 in Vancouver?

I live near Vancouver (BC), and am looking to buy a ps3. It needs to be at least 60 gb, but I think they discontinued that one. I am not looking at buying one online, and it needs to have a full warranty. Where is the best place to buy one, in the next 8 months? Thanks, BB

Question by Bartboy    |  last reply


Where in Canada can I get a lot of bolts cheap?

Hi, I need a bunch of 1/4 x 2 inch bolts (30 plus) for a project, but I have no idea where to get them cheap. Anyone know any places online or stores with really cheap bolts? 

Topic by M3G    |  last reply


Is it legal to transport an air rifle over the USA/Canada border? Answered

I have a .22 Gamo Shadow Express break-barrel air rifle with a 3-12x50 scope and i would like know if it is legal to transport it across the USA Canada border.

Question by masterofsniping92    |  last reply


Instructables Event. Windsor, Ontario Canada / Detroit, Michigan USA

Hey, is there anyone on here from the Windsor / Detroit area?......... I'm in windsor and it'd be cool to have an Instructables event around this area. I might be wiling to host it in Windsor or maybe someone from Michigan might be willing to host one in detroit........ or even Ohio somewhere. I'd set it up with the instructables people if you wanted me to host it........... but only if there are enough people in the area or traveling distance that are interested

Topic by chaoscampbell    |  last reply


Are there any good online electronics suppliers that ship from canada?

i ask because the import fees on stuff coming from other places nearly doubles the price of my orders.

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Help wanted in the UK: Dealing with SNOW

Hello there all, As you might be aware, us here in the UK are having a fair amount of snow, which as you might also be aware, causes our country to slowly collapse... Since those of you who live in Canada and northern states of the USA are quite a bit more used to the snow, I wondered if the collective genius of Instructables could give us some tips on dealing with snow... Things which'd be interesting to know about: -Footwear -Driving -Clothing -Shovelling I think you get the picture. Cheers!

Topic by macmaniac    |  last reply


where can i get a hot x-acto knife in Canada, Vancouver?

I need some thing to cut plastic easily and precisely

Question by GalaxyX    |  last reply


Where can i buy good airsoft guns in Vancover, Canada?

I want to buy good airsoft guns (not from walmart) but i live in canada. Where do i buy them? Is there an airsoft store in British Columbia?

Question by ninjaduck22    |  last reply


Can anyone donate some Knex to me? (I Live In Canada)

Can anyone donate some Knex to me?  I seem to be lacking of pieces and can't afford any right now. If you can, I will send you an email with my address in it, btw I live in Canada so... yeah. Please and thank you.

Topic by 345138  


How do you get Canada's historical weather system maps?

Hi I need to get the systems map ( a weather map showing current systems) for the 25th of march 2011. The theweathernetwork.com only keeps the current one. If you don't know what I mean by weather map you can see todays here: http://www.theweathernetwork.com/index.php?product=weathermaps&pagecontent;=weathermaps&maptype;=sys. If you know where I can get one for the 25th I would really appreciate it. (I am in Canada, so one that shows Canada would be most relevant to me, but any would help. thanks in advance 

Question by mattp1133    |  last reply



Northern tier

Some pictures for linuxmom, who requested them

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