The Great Escape

Rediscovering life in Palawan Philippines

I’m Canadian, Eh? 004

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.

Let it begin

Party! Party! Party!

An Alberta man in his 20s is lucky to be alive after a Canadian Pacific Railway train ran over him and didn’t even leave a scratch. CP Rail staff ran to check on the man and after a few attempts at rousing him, they thought he might be dead. One of the staff grabbed the intoxicated man by the arm and he suddenly woke up, grabbed his beer and headed away from the scene, said Dubnyk. – Toronto Star, May 23, 2012

Hawaiian bear #1612

Can anybody find me some ‘Pineapple Express’?

A B.C. man has been fined $6,000, but won’t face jail time, for feeding dozens of black bears that RCMP alleged he was using to guard a marijuana grow operation. – CBC News, May 24, 2011

Women in shorts cause car to "crash" into pole

Toronto circa 1937

Last year, it was a Toronto cop’s statement at a York University law seminar that “women should avoid dressing like sluts in order not to be victimized” that inspired two young women, Heather Jarvis and Sonia J.F. Barnett, to set up SlutWalk. – Toronto Star, May 25, 2012

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