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On Wednesday, as most Canadian politicos were either basking in the afterglow of the Orange Wave which swept Alberta or nursing their hangovers, the House of Commons passed Bill C-51, the Harper Government’s so-called anti-terror legislation. This wasn’t a surprise by a longshot, but it is, nonetheless extremely unfortunate. All the major parties voted as the […]

Weird Al Yankovic

This summer Just for Laughs will mark its 33rd year, making it Montreal’s second longest-running festival (the Jazz fest has been around for 36 years). To mark the occasion, they’ve invited a performer whose career has spanned about the same amount of time and recently is experiencing a bit of resurgence: none other than Weird […]

quebec city protest

Last night a video surfaced showing a Quebec City police officer, later identified as Charles-Scott Simard, SPVQ badge number 3143, firing a teargas canister directly into a student anti-austerity protester’s face: The canister hit Naomie Trudeau-Tremblay on the jaw, as can be seen in these photos by 99Media.org. Trudeau-Tremblay will be taking legal action and […]