Thursday SlushLinks
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Thursday SlushLinks

rg-l.jpg– Rogers, having bought Fido, is now buying Sprint’s parent company as well. Rogers calls the deal “another logical and healthy step in the natural consolidation of the Canadian communications market.” TOist calls it a bummer.
– Monte Solberg blackberries to his blog from the floor of Parliament. A play by play of those exciting non-confidence events: “They can’t believe that their iron-grip on power and pocketnooks might be loosed. Kilgour just voted with the Libs. Hmmm. 153 to 150. We win!”
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– Now writer calls U of T “Harvard North.” McGill grads the world over scream bloody murder!
– A compilation of gems from Bob Hunter, who passed away last week, in Eye. Here’s his response to occasional queries about the incongruities of being a smoker and an environmentalist: “First: “If I wait until I’m perfect to do anything, it’ll be too late.” Second: “If you knew what I know, you’d smoke too.” Third: “Fuck off and die.”
– Annoying-intro voice of CBC Radio’s The Current says a poll states that Jack Layton is the party leader Canadians would most like to have dinner with. Uh, we guess so.