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Happy Canada Day

good question

good question

The Life and Times of the Canadian Penny - an infographic from the Canadian Mint

The Life and Times of the Canadian Penny - an infographic from the Canadian Mint

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Canadians don’t know how to twerk.

Canadians don’t know how to twerk.

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Today would have been Ernie Coombs’ 85th birthday.  Even Google has changed its Canadian homepage in honour of the man who was such an integral part of so many childhoods.  RIP Mr. Dressup, 1927-2001.

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Many police officers ignored the basic rights citizens have under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and, by stopping and searching people arbitrarily, they overstepped their authority. Wearing bandanas and carrying heavy backpacks are not reasonable grounds to stop and search, and police should have used much more discretion.
A new report on the 2010 G20 summit in Toronto
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