Mr. Concrete

    
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September 14, 2000
  Accountability within medicare?PDF files may take a moment to load

The Canada Health Act and National Medicare are federal programs conceived of and implemented by the federal government. Why then is health care under provincial jurisdiction?

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September 07, 2000
  Suburban protestors fail fact testsPDF files may take a moment to load

Armed with placards, slogans and unread copies of No Logo, suburban North America is going to bring that big bad corporate machine to a grinding halt. Legions of disaffected, idle youths have found the root of all evil and are assembling to descend upon it. They will free the overworked masses and exploited children the world over. The profit-mongering American corporations may be on top but their time has passed. In Seattle, in Washington D.C., the masses spoke. One problem: there is nothing to be heard.  

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December 09, 1999
  White respondsPDF files may take a moment to load

The military, in its obsession with uniformity and order, has tried to tame the last part of the human body currently not dressed in standard-issue apparel: women's breasts. It seems, as part of the Canadian military's Clothe-The-Soldier program, some intellectuals figured that a standard military bra, a "combat bra" if you will, would be a good idea.

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December 09, 1999
  A little something for the ladiesPDF files may take a moment to load

The military, in its obsession with uniformity and order, has tried to tame the last part of the human body currently not dressed in standard-issue apparel: women's breasts. It seems, as part of the Canadian military's Clothe-The-Soldier program, some intellectuals figured that a standard military bra, a "combat bra" if you will, would be a good idea.

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November 18, 1999
  The road to enlightenmentPDF files may take a moment to load

The paranoia that resides in each and every one of us can be a powerful thing--and photo-radar taps right into it. Traditionally, you know when you are caught speeding: the red and blue lights in your rearview mirror make it painfully obvious. With photo-radar, you're never sure. It could be lurking anywhere, ready to take a picture when you are least expecting it, announcing itself weeks later in a nondescript envelope. There could be one on its way right now.

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