Posts Tagged ‘Canadian’

Donald Sutherland to fellow Canadians: “change the government”

Monday, October 5th, 2015

Donald Sutherland, while attending the Toronto International Film Festival, was asked about the Canadian federal election on Oct 19, 2015. Thanks to the Conservative government’s changes to the Elections Act, Sutherland as a resident of the US has been rendered unable to vote and he has been very vocal about it in the media, especially given his feelings about the current Stephen Harper government.

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Album: Native North America Vol. 1

Monday, March 9th, 2015

This is a superb and historically important album, a compilation of music by indigenous musicians in Canada 1968-1985. It’s telling that I had only heard one of these tracks before hearing the album; it points to a disturbing lack of airplay of native music during those years. This album belongs in every music collection in Canada and beyond.

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“The Olympics have always been a little gay”

Friday, February 7th, 2014

Don’t you want me, baby?

Ad by the Canadian Institute of Diversity and Inclusion.

Via nextimpulsesports.

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Defeating Prime Minister Stephen Harper

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Sorry, another post on politics, not design (but see About). And this is one that will annoy my more partisan friends, though perhaps not as much as partisanship is annoying me.

So here’s Joyce Murray‘s idea for how to get Harper—Canada’s Republican/Tea Party equivalent—out of office in the next federal election.

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Surveillance camera map, Vancouver

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

Very nice map of surveillance cameras in downtown Vancouver, by the Vancouver Public Space Network.

Disturbing content aside, it’s a very attractive map.



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Godspeed You! Black Emperor are back

Saturday, October 6th, 2012

Finally, a new album after ten years. Seems it’s only available on their tour merch tables right now. Beautiful album design, including the following:

More Godspeed You! graphics here

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