(Hell N)oh Canada

On the eve of Canada Day and our national celebrations, one city is conspicuous for its lack of celebratory activity. Toronto, the city that often declares itself the center of Canada (if not the universe,) will not be holding Canada Day celebrations due to the ongoing municipal strike. I find myself at an absolute impasse; do I use this opportunity to take a jab at a city I already find repulsive and annoying, or do I take a run at the union behind the strike? Oh, decisions, decisions.
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Cancer is Sexy

For all of you who have expressed outrage at Lisa Raitt’s surreptitiously recorded comments about the medical isotope shortage, I have only one thing to say: you’re about as smart as a box full of hair, and you need to give your heads a shake. Okay, maybe that was two things.
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Why Terrorism Doesn’t Mean Anything Anymore

2001 saw the beginning of the “War on Terror,” and the adoption of a new focus for all our fears, anxieties, hatred and anger. As we approach the anniversary of the terrible event that gave rise to this incredible lunacy, it’s becoming more and more apparent that we’ve lost sight of the fact that this entire mess is just another example of our selfishness, arrogance and ignorance.
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