1 BUSY DAY FOR IDLE NO MORE The movement will stage events across Canada to discontentedly mark the 250th anniversary of the Canada’s British Royal Proclamation. There’s apparently going to be a flash mob at the Cornwall Centre at 5:15 today.
2 MY NEIGHBOURHOOD GOTS PROBLEMS Stabbings, rapes, violent muggings… as someone who lives near Central Park, this story is especially annoying. In addition to the evil bullshit mentioned in the story, a couple of my friends were gay-bashed by dumb fucks in a white truck recently (I assume it was a gay-bashing because the assailants called my friends “fags” before hospitalizing them). A small posse of Prairie Dog nerds (including me) were recently threatened by truck dumbfucks, too.
3 HOW ABOUT NO PRAYERS? IS THAT AN OPTION? Apparently we need to talk more about the role of religion in politics. Whatever floats your boat I guess. Then again, while it’s good to celebrate many of religion’s cultural and social aspects, perhaps literal belief in magic sky dudes shouldn’t be encouraged by governments.
4 IS CANADA SPYING ON BRAZIL? Brazil media says so. Canada isn’t saying anything.
5 HOW’S THAT SHUTDOWN WORKIN’ FOR YA? Here’s today’s news.
6 GREENPEACE ACTIVISTS ARE NOT TERRORISTS AND RUSSIA IS BECOMING A FASCIST JOKE Sheesh.
I SAW GRAVITY AND YOU SHOULD TOO I have a few reservations — it was a little schmaltzy in parts — but it’s a heck of an experience, and should be seen in 3-D on the biggest screen possible. You’ve probably read Prairie Dog’s review (if not, read it here). Here’s another worthy take on it.