Quebec

“They’d go to the opera, get inbred, poison each other, and send for someone like Poirot to sort it out.”

May 2, 2012

“They’d go to the opera, get inbred, poison each other, and send for someone like Poirot to sort it out.”

Students protests in Montreal, Canada, over Quebec’s plans to raise tuition fees. Photograph: Rogerio Barbosa/AFP/Getty Images

Via The Guardian’s article “Quebec student protests mark ‘Maple spring’ in Canada: A revolt against a government tuition fee hike is growing into Occupy-inspired dissent against austerity and inequality”.

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Log Driver’s Waltz and The Big Snit on your iPhone

November 1, 2009

Almost everyone in Canada knows this animation from the National Film Board of Canada. It’s by John Weldon, 1979, with music by The McGarrigle sisters. The NFB has always been a brilliant organization, and now they’re offering Canadian films and animations for free in their iPhone app.

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