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Canada (again) does the right thing.

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by micropolitan guy, May 1, 2020.

  1. micropolitan guy

    micropolitan guy Well-Known Member

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  2. rtse11

    rtse11 Active Member

    "Canadians need more than thoughts and prayers," Troudeau said.
    So that's what leadership sounds like.
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  3. Iron_chet

    Iron_chet Well-Known Member

    There are some problems with the ban as “assault type weapons” are hard to define. Semi auto weapons were already banned here so the new ban is largely symbolic.

    That being said I am all in favour of it. Ban handguns while we’re at it as far as I’m concerned. Shotguns and bolt action rifles for hunting and that’s it.
  4. Twirling Time

    Twirling Time Well-Known Member

    They still have a long way to go to atone for Nickelback, though.
  5. SportsGuyBCK

    SportsGuyBCK Active Member

    And Justin Bieber ... :D
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  6. Smallpotatoes

    Smallpotatoes Well-Known Member

    And Bryan Adams.
  7. HanSenSE

    HanSenSE Well-Known Member

    All pale in comparison to Ogie Oglethorpe.
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  8. tapintoamerica

    tapintoamerica Well-Known Member

    I would really like to live there. Sane leadership. Nice people. Clean cities.
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  9. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Well-Known Member

    1) Rush
    2) Ice Hockey
    3) Really decent people

    Makes up for Nickelback, Bieber and Bryan Adams ... easily.
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  10. misterbc

    misterbc Active Member

    The sane leadership is a judgement call. We have an immature child and you have a monster, both disasters. We do have nice reasonably safe cities though. Everything is expensive.
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  11. Huggy

    Huggy Well-Known Member

    Yeah, very much a judgement call re: Trudeau. I will say this as an Ontarian: two months ago Doug Ford was a Trump-lite buffoon who was ruining the province but he has been tremendous throughout this pandemic here, showing leadership and being very upfront with the public during his daily updates, deferring to the medical experts and coming down hard on those who defy the social distancing regulations. Fortunately we won't have nuts with machine guns showing up at Queen's Park demanding to be able to go to Jack Astor's or Boston Pizza.
  12. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    But cold.

    I've been to Montreal, Toronto and Hamilton - loved all of it. Everyone I know raves about Vancouver and I'd like to get there one day. Maybe that's where Ovi will pass Gretzky and I'll see it then.
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