November 29, 2005
— Ace A huge political scandal, a fall of government, an election held during the holiday season -- mark your calendars, 29 November 2005 is the date upon which Canada nearly threatened to almost become somewhat close to marginally interesting.
Posted by: harrison at November 29, 2005 12:35 PM (UqMod)
Posted by: Enas Yorl at November 29, 2005 12:40 PM (npCao)
Posted by: Paul Martin at November 29, 2005 12:49 PM (pzen5)
She didn't, but it looks like she didn't have to.
What's most interesting is that even the NDP have decided to cancel the farcical Paul Martin Show this time 'round. I'm guessing the NDP think they have a shot at pulling Canada even further leftward domestically and into the EU's orbit internationally. The plan seems to be kill or split the "Grits", pull in stray lefties, and ally with Bloc Quebecois.
Posted by: David Ross at November 29, 2005 12:52 PM (3X9Xv)
Posted by: Iblis at November 29, 2005 01:00 PM (9221z)
Posted by: Bart at November 29, 2005 01:01 PM (4qke2)
While in Edmonton, I ate at a place called Smitty's every night, and drank a superb micro-brew whose name now escapes me. Plus they had a waitress now that could have given a dead man a boner. This was a large factor in my decision to eat there every night. So Canada can muster delights to both the palate and the eye!
Posted by: Monty at November 29, 2005 01:12 PM (djE5R)
Posted by: The Warden at November 29, 2005 01:22 PM (I+zqo)
And somehow microbrew is involved.
This is a really informative thread, I'm learning a lot about Canadia, thanks guys.
Posted by: Carl in N.H. at November 29, 2005 02:10 PM (BK97c)
On a little sojourn one day, they decided to order food from a lady street-vendor rather than have a sit down meal.
Dad started placing his order and the lady told him in French that she didn't speak English.
Dad turned to his bride and said, "The stupid bitch says she can't speak English." And he left, but not before he noticed the vendor lady turning many shades.
Apparently she could understand him just fine.
Posted by: lauraw at November 29, 2005 02:45 PM (M7kiy)
Posted by: V the K at November 29, 2005 02:48 PM (PYXzc)
Are you having an ugly american contest tonight?
Posted by: Strider at November 29, 2005 03:02 PM (CWz4g)
Posted by: Sortelli at November 29, 2005 03:19 PM (JV5Qt)
Er, ok... you said "ugly Americans". Let me know where the ugly limey thread is...
Posted by: David Ross at November 29, 2005 04:27 PM (3X9Xv)
I'm with Monty. Edomonton is actually a pretty cool place. It's cowboy country. Plus they have this huuuge indoor mall, the world's largest, that helps them make it through the winter. Information on the mall can be found here.
Posted by: Michael at November 29, 2005 05:08 PM (pRtzm)
Posted by: Laddy at November 29, 2005 06:19 PM (oPSD0)
Well, the water park is lame too, but if you live in Edmonton and you want to ride the waves indoors in February, it's a lot cheaper than a flight to Hawaii.
Posted by: Michael at November 29, 2005 07:50 PM (pRtzm)
It was fun; this place had many of the same features as the Edmonton Mall. But, the Edmonton Mall is better.
I'll go back to dissing Canadians tomorrow. Tonight, I'm just sayin' that the Edmonton Mall is awesome.
Posted by: Michael at November 29, 2005 08:13 PM (pRtzm)
Posted by: spurwing plover at December 01, 2005 12:03 PM (b1Fi6)
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