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Hot Broccoli, Hide Yer Smokes, Peak Oil Again

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Happy Earth Day! Take the strike-less TTC today in celebration.
Brazen thieves stole a truck containing about $11,000 worth of broccoli from a parking lot near the 427 on the weekend. Police are warning residents to keep their delicious vegetables under lock and key, and to keep an eye out for some healthy, but gassy, bandits.
The Province is moving forward with plans to force retailers to remove all cigarette displays and hide the offending smokes behind the counter. The move is expected to lend an extra frisson of excitement to the whole smoking experience, like going to a speakeasy or buying porn in the 50s.
World oil prices hit another record high of US$118 a barrel this morning, and your life just got a little more expensive.
Disco-era U.S. President Jimmy Carter, in the Middle East on some kind of peace mission, says that Hamas is willing to live alongside Israel in peace but not to recognize the Jewish state’s right to exist. Well, that problem’s solved then.
The Canadiens helped keep Canada’s Stanley Cup dream alive last night by beating the Boston Bruins 5–0 in game 7 of their first round series. Downtown Montreal was warmed by the festive glow of of burning police cars as Habs fans celebrated with the traditional riot.
Photo by mischiru.

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