Brandon Prust: The Edward Snowden of the NHL

In recent years the National Hockey League has taken strides to clean up its act, namely by attempting to totally eliminate fighting. Fine, but it may now want to take a look at its officials if it wants to be taken seriously. Is the situation not a wee bit arse-end foremost when Montreal Canadiens playerContinue reading “Brandon Prust: The Edward Snowden of the NHL”

Snowblower: A true Canadian icon

Maple trees, hockey, poutine, apologizing and being polite are all iconic aspects of Canada and Canadians. But perhaps one other icon needs to get some attention. I speak, of course, of the snowblower!! These hungry beasts are usually preceded by the jarring sound of the move-your-car-or-it-will-be-towed-away siren. This is attached, appropriately, to a tow-truck toContinue reading “Snowblower: A true Canadian icon”

Edward Snowden: Hero or cad

Here is a recent post that deals with the notion of morality as suggested in today’s Daily Prompt Ethical spying is an oxymoron So it appears Edward Snowden has hopped a flight out of Hong Kong and may be on his way to Moscow. China now┬áRussia; this guy knows how to push all the rightContinue reading “Edward Snowden: Hero or cad”

Edward Snowden: Hero or cad

Ethical spying is an oxymoron So it appears Edward Snowden has hopped a flight out of Hong Kong and may be on his way to Moscow. China now┬áRussia; this guy knows how to push all the right buttons when it comes to annoying his former country the United States. One thing is certain, he’s aContinue reading “Edward Snowden: Hero or cad”

Operation Prism: The state has no place in the chat rooms of the nation

With the recent palaver over Operation Prism in the United States, the leaking of secret information by Edward Snowden and subsequent media frenzy, I couldn’t help but think of former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau. In 1969 he mentioned that the citizens have a right to privacy and was referring to sexual orientation whenContinue reading “Operation Prism: The state has no place in the chat rooms of the nation”