Monthly Archives: July 2010

Streetfest 2010: Saturday

Today was the last day of the 2010 Streetfest, which as you know if you’ve been reading my blog the last few days, is my favourite festival of the year. Tay & I once again planned our day around spending …

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Streetfest 2010: Friday

Today’s forecast called for rain, thundershowers, wind, hail, and general biblical calamity in Toronto. So of course it was a beautiful sunny night for day 2 of the Beaches International Jazz Festival Streetfest! Tay & I met up with our …

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Streetfest 2010: Thursday

Tonight was the start of the Beaches International Jazz Festival‘s 22nd annual Streetfest, shutting down Queen Street East from Woodbine to Beech Ave for three nights of jazz, blues and big band sound, and the city’s biggest party. Except maybe …

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Bubbles and jazz and sammiches

This Saturday, Tay & I ventured down to Queen’s Park for the second consecutive weekend rally calling for a public G20 inquiry. Tay heard there would be bubble blowing, so we stocked up on dollar store bubbles and showed up …

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Rob Ford should show some Respect For Taxpayers

So far, the cumulative total of the wasteful spending Ford claims on his website stands at $215,678,400. Based on 2008 property tax rates and Toronto’s 2008 financial statements, all of Rob Ford’s cuts save taxpayers a total of four dollars and ninety eight cents.

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Day of Action for Civil Liberties

Today, in cities across Canada, people upset about the behaviour of police during the Toronto G20 Summit two weeks ago, and the unlawful suspension of our constitutionally-guaranteed basic rights, rallied to express their outrage, and to encourage politicians at all …

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A quick G20 rant, probably not the last

This is going to be a short post, because I don’t have a lot of time right now. I just learned that Toronto City Council voted “unanimously” to commend the forces policing the G20 Summit in downtown Toronto two weekends …

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Phono preamp phase three!

Welcome to part 3 of my ongoing series on building a phono preamp. This is going to be a quick one because it’s Canada Day and there’s drinking to do, but you can follow these links to read part 1 …

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