Ontario Lottery Corporation recalls over a million scratch lotto cards after a customer complains you can see a winner without scratching. Between this and the retailers-stealing-jackpot-tickets flap a few months ago, it is probably even odds that every Ontario lotto jackpot in the last five years has been won by one guy in Whitby named Fred.
Four mature maple trees cut down to make room for a screen from the Islington Golf Club. The IGC tried everything possible to comply with a court order requiring it to cater to the needs of the people who somehow moved into their new home without first figuring out that living next door to a golf course means you get a lot of golf balls coming into your backyard, but nothing was deemed sufficient until the screen was proposed. The IGC has promised to plant nineteen new trees to make up for the trees cut down.
Supreme Court to rule on the constitutionality of the election gag law today. The challenger, Paul Bryan, argues that because he is capable of posting Atlantic Canada election results on his website while the polls are still open in BC, that the law is thus outmoded. The basic practical counterargument of “yes, you can do that, but it’s still a bad idea” is thus under judicial review.
Montreal-area bar fined $16,000 for refusing to serve blacks. Incredibly dumbassed quote of the day: “Sixteen thousand dollars. That’s a lot of money for what I did. I didn’t kill anyone.” No, Mister Fuckwad Bar Owner, you just did your level best to rob them of their basic human dignity instead, and sixteen grand is you getting off easy.
Alberta is the top corporate polluter of Canada’s provinces, generating 40 percent of all business-based climate-warming gases in Canada. David Suzuki responded with the following quote: “Well, duh.”
And last night, the Raptors kicked themselves some New York ass.
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