Some slow to comply with bottle deposit program toronto.ctv.ca A day after the province launched its new LCBO bottle recycling program, it appears some homeowners are slow to adjust to the initiative. Hmmm… one day… slow to adjust? These aren’t even bottles that a deposit has been paid on, unless these households have a verycontinue reading
Osgoode Hall at York U. has put together an interesting blog of commentary on SCC decisions. And I can’t resist linking to this post.
Enjoyable article in The New York Times about the theft of some very nice wine indeed. Apparently a thief made off with 450 bottles of wine, including a rare $11,000 1959 magnum from the Château Pétrus in Bordeaux, France. (Putting them at the top of my list of People I’d Like To Party With.) Predictably,continue reading
There was no shadow on the ground Which means that spring will come around. Flowers will bloom and life will begin The waters will warm then we can jump in. (more here, if you’re feeling masochistic) Three out of three groundhogs agree: it’ll be an early spring.
It is very simple, and it goes like this: Alberta is developing the sands and raking in the oil money as fast as it can. The amount of oil sands in Alberta is not infinite. When the rigs dry out, all there is left will be the disastrous environment impact and attendant clean-up bill. Thecontinue reading
Massage chairs recalled after fires TOKYO, Jan 31 (Reuters Life!) – Japan’s Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. Ltd. said on Wednesday it would recall thousands of massage chairs for free tests and repairs, saying the chairs could catch fire. Definitely less relaxing than intended.
Unfortunately, I can’t find the actual excerpt of Jack Granatstein’s book that Radwanski summarizes here , or I’d link to it. It certainly sounds promising: First, if an 8.9 hurricane hits Vancouver, and terrorist cells in both Montreal and Toronto decide this is the time to strike, and one of them has “somehow secured severalcontinue reading
…you’re not allowed to stone your wife in Herouxville, Que: http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/reuters/canada_stoning_col http://municipalite.herouxville.qc.ca/standards.pdf This is problematic on so many levels. As to legal validity: (1) To the extent that it’s aimed at the Kirpan, at least the bit about not bringing “weapons” to school is offside the Quebec Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms, according tocontinue reading
Chris Sullentrop at the New York Times blog Opinionator (sub req’d) writes: In case anyone was still on the fence on the subject, it’s abundantly clear that, at long last, [the United States Attorney General] Alberto Gonzales has no sense of decency: “Alberto Gonzales in testimony several days ago before the Senate Judiciary Committee deniedcontinue reading
The latest endangered language: Latin. Has the Vatican been… not paying close attention to world events for the last millenium or so?