1 KERRY SAYS CHEMICAL WEAPONS KILLED MORE THAN 1,400 SYRIANS Story here.
2 THE P IN C Alberta’s Progressive Conservative premier will be the Calgary Pride parade’s grand marshal on Sunday. Interesting story here.I like how quickly Canada’s attitudes to homosexuality changed in the last decade. The hang-ups people had were craaaaazy.
3 POLITICIANS: APPARENTLY LESS HUNG UP ABOUT POT THESE DAYS Justin Trudeau and other pols who admit smoking pot might be a sign that society is becoming less insane about recreational drugs that aren’t any worse than beer.
4 SNAKES, SNAKES, SNAKES I’m listening to today’s episode of The Current right now. It’s about snakes. Check it out here. Really like the interview with Manitoba herpetoculturist Dave Shelvey, who is dead right about snake bans (they’re a shitty idea), lukewarm on the interview with the snake expert who wants to ban some species and tosses out “because I said so” arguments like “snakes belong outside”.
ONE MORE TEEMU! Everyone’s favourite Selanne signs up for one final NHL season. Hooray! Check out the video:
He needs 25 goals for 700 on his career. I think it’s out of reach but boy, that’d be great.