Monthly Archives: March 2007

Canada’s biggest whiner

March 29, 2007 1 Comment »

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Disheartened

Disheartened
March 27, 2007 16 Comments »

I don’t think I’m a particularly harsh teacher. Most nights, my students take no homework out of the classroom. My courses are set up so that if you put in a minimum amount of work, you will pass. And yet, ... Read More »

Two things on Quebec

March 26, 2007 2 Comments »

First, the ADQ spanking the PQ from here to next week can only be good for Quebec… can the rest of Canada now stop pandering to QC over the threat that they might stomp off like a petulant three-year-old? With ... Read More »

Time waster

March 22, 2007 Comments Off on Time waster

Have a go at this addicting flash game – lots of fun! Move the balls around until the lines don’t cross. I’ve made it to level 8. Unfortunately, you have to download it, it doesn’t come in a web-friendly .swf ... Read More »

May I say again…

March 21, 2007 Comments Off on May I say again…

… how much I love using the internet to do my taxes? I filed on March 3rd, got my refund on March 16th, and got my notice of assessment today. This all while they were having some highly-publicized computer issues&# Read More »

The Federal Budget – quit your complaining

March 20, 2007 Comments Off on The Federal Budget – quit your complaining

I realize that it is tradition to complain about federal budget, but I’m getting tired of people complaining. Let’s concede that it is a) not a perfect budget and b) not conservative enough. The Reform Party was not elected to ... Read More »

In the name of all that is holy…

March 20, 2007 4 Comments »

…why is the Canadian Federal Government collecting taxes from me for the provincial governments of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland & Labrador, Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta, and British Columbia? I understand paying my provincial government for services ... Read More »

Budget day extravaganza!

March 19, 2007 Comments Off on Budget day extravaganza!

Today the Conservatives will introduce the budget they will fight the next election on. CTV has a preview: $3 billion in tax breaks aimed at general tax relief, helping the working poor get off social assistance and fitness tax credits ... Read More »

Church of climatology

March 14, 2007 Comments Off on Church of climatology

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Day 7: More of the same

March 8, 2007 Comments Off on Day 7: More of the same

Today’s reading is Job 14-16. I was going to keep blogging through Job, but it’s basically more of the same, however beautifully written. Job defends himself to God, is rebuked by his friends for his impiety and the defends himself ... Read More »

Day 6: Back and forth

March 7, 2007 Comments Off on Day 6: Back and forth

Today’s reading is Job 10- Read More »

Day 5: A good friend is hard to find

March 6, 2007 Comments Off on Day 5: A good friend is hard to find

Today’s reading is Job 6-9 Job 6: Job responds to Eliphaz Job has some beautifully poetic passages. It’s one of the reasons I like it so much. How can you top a phrase like The arrows of the Almighty are ... Read More »