an election here so closely following the US election. And it’s funny that one of the things AP has released on the wire is a photo of a sample ballot.
Archives for November 2000
It’s Election Day here in Canada. A low turnout is expected (which in Canada means about 65 to 70% of registered voters, with registration being an automatic process), probably because many people share the feelings that Ed outlines. I don’t share that view, although I will be holding my nose while I vote – all the candidates stink. But government does have a huge impact on every aspect of Canadian society – including the stock market and the economy at large.
on a Friday afternoon: get a group of people together and build a small website for Santropol Roulant, including buying an appropriate domain name for them and hosting for a year. Maybe with CAM.org, a non-profit ISP and hosting company here in Montreal. The site wouldn’t have to be much – just something they can point to when they pitch companies for contributions. Hmmm.
the Montreal theme of today’s entries, it turns out that The Old Brewery Mission has a website.
For more than 110 years, the Old Brewery Mission has cared for those suffering the greatest need in the City of Montreal. In times of economic decline and in times of relative prosperity, the Old Brewery Mission has provided safe shelter, nourishing meals and personal contact for those who, for whatever reason, are unable to care for themselves and have nowhere else to go.
If you live in Montreal and are looking for a worthy cause to support, take a look at the Old Brewery.
that McDonald’s is a rabidly anti-union company – but one of their Montreal locations has been given the green light to organize. This is the third time in Montreal a McDonalds has gotten this close – both other times the franchisee closed the business rather than accept a union among its employees.