1 LUCKY NUMBER SEVEN Earth’s human population passes a major milestone. Hooray! Oh wait, the planet can’t support seven billion people. Maybe four. Boo! Anyway, The Guardian has scads of stuff on this. Here’s a piece on the most over-used resources — water’s number one and oil’s number two — that’s worth a look.
2 UNESCO APPROVES PALESTINIAN MEMBER BID The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has voted to make Palestine a UNESCO member. The United States will likely cut off UNESCO funding because the U.S. is a tantrum-throwing, bullying dink when it comes to the Palestinian issue. Canada voted against Palestinian membership too because we’re a bunch of toady, crawling Wormtongues.
3 TWIN THAT SUCKER The NDP promises to supersize an annoying, un-twinned highway between Balgonie and Yorkton. If elected.
4 A HERITAGE BUILDING IS SAVED FROM PARKING LOT DOOOM Finally some great news about respecting and valuing architectural heritage and, oh wait, this story is from Winnipeg. Never mind. Regina’s motto remains Knock Everything Down then Put Up Surface Parking Lots.
5 AND IN SPORTS Coach Ken Miller is quitting the Riders. More importantly, the Columbus Blue Jackets are close to firing everyone because my beloved NHL team sucks so bad. Don’t pretend you don’t care about my poor Blue Jackets. How could anyone not care? They’re the COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS! I love them so much. Sob.
6 HAPPY HALLOWEEN! They have a gallery of decorated house pics up on CJME’s website. Scary!
HEY, IT’S HALLOWEEN! LET’S HAVE SOME MOVIE TRAILERS THAT GRABBED MY EYEBALLS WHEN I WAS A KID Wheee scary fun!