Dalton McGuinty plans to form a committee to look for ways of replacing the daily recitation of the Lord’s Prayer at Queen’s Park, a practice which he says does not properly reflect Ontario’s diversity. The Lord was unavailable for comment.
If you’re planning a trip to Thailand, don’t forget sunscreen, mosquito repellent, and a lightweight Kevlar vest. A Mississauga scientist travelling in northern Thailand with his wife was the fourth Canadian to be shot in that country since December. The man is expected to recover, and the Thai Tourist Board is expected to begin selling t-shirts with the ironic slogan “Survivor: Thailand.”
Ontario taxpayers spent over $135 million last year on some 14,600 refugee claimants collecting welfare, and the Province is looking for more money from the feds to help pay for it. Individuals wishing to claim refugee status and collect welfare in Canada must undergo a rigourous two-step process involving firstly showing up, and secondly, asking for money.
In sports, kind of, baseball legend Roger Clemens testified before the U.S. Congress that he had never used performance-enhancers, in spite of testimony from a former trainer and a former teammate to the contrary. Clemens declared his willingness to put his non-shrivelled testicles on display as proof that he had not used steroids, but his offer was declined by the committee.
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