» Across the street from my hotel is a Christian mission beside a gay strip club.
To reduce the volume of plastic bags and encourage the use of reusable bags/bins, retailers in the City of Toronto will be required to charge a minimum of 5 cents per plastic bag requested by the customer at checkout, as of June 1, 2009. [source]
» Five cents is an ineffective surcharge. Ban or die!
The "eco bags" I saw people carrying are the same shitty bags you get at trade shows.
» I saw this ad in a 12-page Globe and Mail report on private schools:
» I read about Diana Thorneycroft's "Group of Seven Awkward Moments" art exhibit photographs of dioramas set against landscape paintings by the Group of Seven.
"Nickel Belt Trailer Park"
Thorneycroft previously crafted "The Canadian Martyrdom Series."
"Martyrdom of the Great One"
» Battle of the Blades is a Canadian spin on Dancing with the Stars that pairs former National Hockey League players with figure skaters.
» Favourite George: Stroumboulopoulos, Stephanopoulos or Papadapolis?
George Snuffleupagus. Ha! I kill me.
» AMC and Bravo are available in Canada, but Mad Men is only viewable (legally) via iTunes, and Top Chef airs on Food Network. International television distribution rights hurt my head.
» Idea: Dessert poutine. Apple "fries" topped with mascarpone "curds" and caramel "gravy."
» Free association:
TPBC Columbus Day weekend? Outlook good…