Category Archives: The system

Law, government, corporate structures etc.

Alnoor Kassam just lost any chance of getting my vote

Occasionally, a politician does something so monumentally stupid that with a single act, they kill any hope of their being elected. Sometimes they just do something to honk me off and permanently loose any chance of getting my vote. I … Continue reading

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Shake that C Train

Yet another post on the C Trains. Here I am yet again on a packed train and lo, what happens as we hit the zoo stop – another train problem. This is like the third time – I’m beginning to … Continue reading

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Trains may break, but people can’t be put back together so easily

Last post here, I was witness to a C-train malfunction causing mayhem with the system. This time it was people breaking that leads to posting. Perhaps this will be a trend – every time I have a C-train story I … Continue reading

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Glenmore Construction goodness

I’ve been watching on the web cam at Glenmore and 14th on and off today as they build the last bit of road to switch the traffic over to the new lanes: Should’ve taken more captures. Oh well. It is … Continue reading

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A Tail of Two Cities

Okay, this isn’t exactly about two “cities”, Fort Saskatchewan (hens forth, “The Fort” as the locals like to abbreviate) is not exactly a city, but close enough when talking about “small cities” (15K as of 2006) compared to Sarnia, of … Continue reading

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Cellphone payments by VISA

Article on CBC: Visa to launch global cellphone payment system Well, finally something comes along that has the potential to replace cash for all transactions. Interac and credit cards work to get rid of most cash transactions, but what about … Continue reading

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Savor it – a good idea comes forth from Government

It is rare that governernment comes out with something new that actually improves “the system” – the methods in which we get service from the government. Well, Canada Post has introduced permanent stamps – the idea being that you buy … Continue reading

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30 is good to know

So I was driving home last night from the bar when I run across a check stop. Now, since I’d been drinking, my first panic reaction was ‘oh shit, I’m screwed’. I pull up to the officer and immediately mis-understand … Continue reading

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