Archive | December 2013

“Are there no prisons? Are there no workhouses?”

When asked about record-high  child-poverty rates in B.C. and what his government could do about it, Canadian Industry Minister James Moore replied: "Is it my job to feed my neighbour's child? Is that always the government's job to be there to serve people their breakfast?"

When asked about record-high child-poverty rates in B.C. and what his government could do about it, Canadian Industry Minister James Moore,[Scrooge], replied: “Is it my job to feed my neighbour’s child? Is that always the government’s job to be there to serve people their breakfast?”

The Evolution of the Canadian Stamp

From the "Penny Black" to the "Dollar Dreadful".  [Canada Post CEO Deepak Chopra announces the price of stamps will rise from 85¢ to 1$]

From the “Penny Black” to the “Dollar Dreadful”. [Canada Post CEO Deepak Chopra announces the price of stamps will rise from 85¢ to 1$]

Going Postal?

Now that Canada Post is stopping home mail delivery, Seniors and the disabled will have to walk to "super-mailboxes" to collect their mail. Canada Post CEO commented that seniors have told him that they want more exercise!

Now that Canada Post is stopping home mail delivery, Seniors and the disabled will have to walk to “super-mailboxes” to collect their mail. Canada Post CEO commented that seniors have told him that they want more exercise!

Flaherty will get you nowhere!

The Provinces are united in condemning Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty and the Harper Conservative Government for refusing to implement plans to strengthen the Canada Pension Plan

The Provinces are united in condemning Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty and the Harper Conservative Government for refusing to implement plans to strengthen the Canada Pension Plan

Farewell to Peter O’Toole

Famous actor and star of "Lawrence of Arabia" dies at age 81

Famous actor and star of “Lawrence of Arabia” dies at age 81

“Just Signing in the Rain”

The South African Government is investigating after a former murderer appeared at Nelson Mandela's Memorial in a prominent position near President Obama pretending to be a sign language interpreter.

The South African Government is investigating after a former murderer appeared at Nelson Mandela’s Memorial in a prominent position near President Obama pretending to be a sign language interpreter.

Bah Hum-Bus! The Santa Suit Clause

BC transit backs down on decision to forbid bus-driver from wearing Santa Suit after public outcry

After a huge public outcry, Coast Mountain Bus Co backs down on their decision to forbid a bus-driver from wearing Santa Suit

Canada Post stops Santa’s home mail delivery?

In the same week that Canada claimed the North Pole in a submission to the Un, Canada Post announced the end of home mail delivery service.

In the same week that Canada claimed the North Pole in a submission to the Un, Canada Post announced the end of home mail delivery service.

Canada Post announces the end of home mail delivery

Neither rain nor sleet nor will stop the , Just Stephen Harper's Conservative Government!

Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds;  but Stephen Harper’s Conservative Government will!