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Posted: Jun 26, 2017 - 12:07pm

Very cool.  The design is terrific.

I love the fact that the brother-inventors are ethnic Chinese from Richmond.  The background story is wonderful
 
This is such a great idea, I never expect to have one.  Why?  Because people will hoard them.  


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Posted: Jun 25, 2017 - 2:37pm

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Haven't come across one yet. Pretty cool.
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Posted: Jun 25, 2017 - 2:32pm

B.C. brothers' glow-in-the-dark toonie enters circulation


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Posted: Jun 24, 2017 - 11:01am

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I'd rather they went around the whole country and make trade deals with Mexico. And the Brits probably need to get something going with the commonwealth when they Brexit.

 
Too bad about Britain leaving the EU.  If it was not for the labour mobility provisions, I would guess that Britain would still be there.

It is in neither  Mexico's or Canada's interest to skirt the USA for trade but that sentiment is likely alive and well in both Mexico and Canada.  Blow back from President Trump frothing at the mouth.
Memo to Trump and his supporters:  

1.  Playing hard ball and coming across like a self-serving ass-hole works in some business settings.   Doing this with entire countries is bound to create a destructive counter reaction.  

2.   Admitting that your workers — American workers — are culturally inferior, i.e., far less productive than German workers and arguing that American workers require special protection as a result is a) not entirely accurate, many Americans are highly productive, and b) makes you look weak and disoriented.  
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Posted: Jun 23, 2017 - 1:47am

 westslope wrote: 
I'd rather they went around the whole country and make trade deals with Mexico. And the Brits probably need to get something going with the commonwealth when they Brexit.
westslope

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Posted: Jun 22, 2017 - 4:13pm

Now this is interesting:
Canada’s Trump Strategy: Go Around Him - NYT
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Posted: Jun 20, 2017 - 5:59pm

haresfur wrote:  Remember the ad of the guy diving into a pool of maple syrup? I think every country should bring something like that back.

 
No I don't.  And I can't find it on the web after a quick search.


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Posted: Jun 19, 2017 - 4:38pm

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Monty Python's Lumber Jack song lead to a number of males in my youthful peer group dressing up like dudes that work in the bush.  
 
Mind you some of them could have simply been heading "back to the land" — a popular theme in the counter-culture days.
  
BTW, is Canada having a 150th anniversary celebration?  Oh. Yawn.  

 
I knew a Canadian who called those plaid flannel shirts, "Quebec tuxedos". Especially, the Chinese ones that cost like $4.50 from Canadian Tire. Not to be confused with the double denim Canadian tuxedo.

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Posted: Jun 19, 2017 - 4:23pm

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Yes it was.  

Some of us like to expression our devotion to country by being less than outwardly patriotic, flag waving, chest-thumping, etc.

That said, the fact that Canada is still one nation state after the Centennial is not amazing but a testament to the flexibility of the pan-Canadian asymmetric federal state, and a testament to the willingness of participants to compromise.

 
Patriotism, like tradition, is best when it is harmless.

Like the Swedes love to fly their (very pretty) flag. But in a unifying way; it isn't a xenophobic political statement.

The Centennial had a lot of encouragement for government at all levels and individuals to have a centennial project. Celebration or social benefit. Remember the ad of the guy diving into a pool of maple syrup? I think every country should bring something like that back.
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Posted: Jun 19, 2017 - 9:50am

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That's too bad. Centennial was a big deal.

 
Yes it was.  

Some of us like to expression our devotion to country by being less than outwardly patriotic, flag waving, chest-thumping, etc.

That said, the fact that Canada is still one nation state after the Centennial is not amazing but a testament to the flexibility of the pan-Canadian asymmetric federal state, and a testament to the willingness of participants to compromise.


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Posted: Jun 19, 2017 - 9:49am

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If you think that's bad check out this headline I ran across today.

 
yikes
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Posted: Jun 19, 2017 - 9:31am

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"thrilled to give this beaver a happy ending"

 
If you think that's bad check out this headline I ran across today.
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Posted: Jun 19, 2017 - 9:03am

 haresfur wrote: 
"thrilled to give this beaver a happy ending"
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Posted: Jun 18, 2017 - 5:24pm

 westslope wrote:
Monty Python's Lumber Jack song lead to a number of males in my youthful peer group dressing up like dudes that work in the bush.  
 
Mind you some of them could have simply been heading "back to the land" — a popular theme in the counter-culture days.
  
BTW, is Canada having a 150th anniversary celebration?  Oh. Yawn.  

 
That's too bad. Centennial was a big deal.
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Posted: Jun 16, 2017 - 2:54pm

Monty Python's Lumber Jack song lead to a number of males in my youthful peer group dressing up like dudes that work in the bush.  
 
Mind you some of them could have simply been heading "back to the land" — a popular theme in the counter-culture days.
  
BTW, is Canada having a 150th anniversary celebration?  Oh. Yawn.  


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Posted: Jun 15, 2017 - 10:33am

It's Canada's 150th anniversary so I thought this is in order, or maybe not
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Posted: Apr 28, 2017 - 6:55pm


'We believe that no beaver should be left behind.' 
- Paola Pianegonda, city manager of animal services
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Posted: Mar 22, 2017 - 7:35pm

Alberta wants changes to ‘women studies’ course focused on hairstyling, cooking

Alberta’s education minister wants a school division to immediately revamp a course entitled “Women Studies” which teaches tween girls about hairstyles, flattering clothing, dinner party etiquette and polite conversation.

David Eggen says the NDP government has made gender equity a top priority and understands why concerns are being raised about the course offered by the Pembina Hills School Division to girls in Grades 6 to 9. (...)

~'55
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Posted: Feb 25, 2017 - 4:20pm

Luckiest 2 guys in the Arctic' rescued by military plane training for search and rescue


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Posted: Feb 17, 2017 - 10:58am

Organized crime?

Look no farther than the citizens who vote and support special interests.  

 
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