Our national infrastructure needs $123 billion in investment to avoid collapse. If Canada’s governments don’t spend the money, we will end up looking like The Road Warrior. (Torontoist dibs being the Gyro Captain.)
Internet “brownouts” could become common by 2010. Yes, you read that right: the horror of slow downloads could happen to you. The report, prepared by an organization funded by the American telecommunications industry, recommends massive investment in fibre optic cabling for which they will not pay.
Tories propose harsher mandatory minimum sentences for drug crimes. Because harsher sentences have historically worked so well for stopping drug use. Just look at the United States! They don’t even have drugs there any more. They are all high on life.
100 cases of salmonella poisoning at the University of Western Ontario. On the bright side, they were all preppies.
Man uses Nintendo Wii to catch spouse cheating on him. This explains the Christmas rush on Wiis, as private detectives buy them by the carload.
And despite 31 points from Chris Bosh, the Raptors dropped a 24-point lead and lost to the Mavericks.
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