Random photos and thoughts about Canada.
Our environment, our experiences, and the people we choose to surround us shapes us into who we are. In this series I search the web for thought-provoking images about Canada, the country I grew up in.
A small mountain of Vancouver garbage rotting on the Manila waterfront has morphed into a diplomatic row as Philippine authorities demand Canada repatriate its “junk.”…..”I will not tolerate this matter sitting down,” said Leah Paquiz, a member of the Philippine House of Representatives, in a statement last week……”Pick up your garbage Canada, and show us the decency that we so rightfully deserve as a nation. My motherland is not a garbage bin of Canada,” she said. ~ National Post, October 15, 2014
Unless they use a rotary phone, Bell customers with a landline can check out the charge on their bill: $2.80 a month. With 2.6 million customers across the country, Marketplace calculated that this fee brought in more than $80 million in 2013. ~ Canada’s Dumbest Charge: The 5 most frustrating fees, CBCNews.ca
Wendy Hook’s lifestyle changed dramatically when Dennis, her 14-kilogram pet raccoon, joined her family a year and a half ago……She and her husband, Ron, don’t leave the house unless Dennis can come with them. They’ve attached childproof locks to the cupboards and put breakable decorations in storage. Even their newest furniture looks tattered and worn. ~ Saskatoon couple fighting to keep pet raccoon, Toronto Star, October 19, 2014