Who can take your picture where, and what can they do with it? Today the annual Formula 1 circus rolls into Montreal for a weekend of extravagance. This event belches exhaust fumes into our air and cash into our hotels, restaurants and stores. Some estimates put the revenue for the weekend at upwards of $100Continue reading “Montreal Grand Prix: Not for the camera shy”
There are 32 days until the Canadian Formula 1 Grand Prix in Montreal. The recently proposed solution to the ongoing student strike/boycott appears to be heading for defeat as students around the province vote on it. So we may face a situation where tens of thousands of tourists descend upon Montreal and pour millions ofContinue reading “Montreal Grand Prix and Protesting Students”
Two sad events occurred on this day: 1982 — Canadian race car driver Gilles Villeneuve is killed in a crash in a high-speed qualifying race for the Belgian Grand Prix. 1984 — Former Canadian soldier Denis Lortie goes on a shooting spree inside the National Assembly in Quebec, killing three and wounding 13.