Archive for June, 2004

2004 Becel Ride for Heart

Jun 8, 2004

I keep forgetting to comment on this year’s Becel Ride for Heart. You can be sure that I finished it, although I almost missed the start time. Vic’s rear tire suffered a puncture and I accompanied him back to the Cyclepath tent to have it replaced. The pit crew … Read more

The double-life of Brian Mulroney

Jun 6, 2004

I was just flipping through the channels on TV and caught the tail-end of Brian Mulroney reminiscing Ronald Reagan on Larry King Live. When Mulroney was done, Larry King signed him off as “the former Prime Minister of Great Britain.” Ouch.

Update: CNN keeps transcripts of all Larry King Live shows and, thankfully, they … Read more

When Conservatives attack

Jun 3, 2004

From The Globe And Mail:

Mr. Arron said he tried to get Mr. Harper to give a clear answer [on whether he would use the notwithstanding clause to take away the Charter rights of gay and lesbian Canadians] at a rally in Guelph, which he was attending with volunteer Bob Smyth.

Mr. Arron was shouted … Read more