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The Daily Colonist, December 6, 1914

News out of Victoria, British Columbia, 100 years (plus two days) ago today:

• Prime Minister Sir Robert Borden [that's the guy on the $100 bill] addresses the Canadian and Empire clubs of Toronto...
• An interesting article detailing the current methods of trench warfare.
• Full-page war technology feature in the magazine section is on aerial combat.
• The usual excellent round-up of the week's events in the children's section...

The Daily Colonist, November 5, 1914

News out of Victoria, British Columbia, 100 years ago today.

• News from the war against the Ottoman Empire
• Washington state elections (prohibition passed and other news)
• The Ukrainian Internment starting, railway sabotage and more...

On the Value of Zombie Walk

Culture Jamming with a Meaningless Mob instead of a Pointless Protest 

Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

As pertinent to the arbitrary detaining of protesters and bystanders last weekend in Toronto:

CBC News - The Globe and Mail - Macleans ...

Even the mainstream media is reporting abuses. Just a sampling.

Today's Tweets

16:31:53  —  RT @MMartinJohnson: is wondering why they just let the cars burn? Why no firefighters? Photo opp? #G20
16:43:45  —  RT @yathehabsrule: #Toronto Mayor David Miller's legacy can be summed up in two summers: Garbage strike in 2009 and #G20 chaos in 2010.


In Vancouver, downtown, at the end of March. WTF?

My cherry tree started to blossom yesterday and now it is snowing. Somebody mail this weather back to Toronto, please.

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