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In my alternate-universe election, everyone chooses thoughtfully

wThe Canadian federal election is Monday, and I can’t remember ever feeling so conflicted about casting my vote. Do I vote with my head? With my heart? With a pink pencil crayon? So many variables! It’s especially hard here in … Continue reading

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Relatively viral

This is the part where I explain how my last post, “What to do in the event you wake up Tuesday and Stephen Harper is still Prime Minister,” went viral. Clearly, having a short title is not crucial to viralocity. … Continue reading

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What to do in the event you wake up Tuesday morning and Stephen Harper is still Prime Minister

1. Remain calm. 2. Check for structural damage. 3. Be prepared for aftershocks and gloating. 4. Deal with any minor injuries, including cuts, sprains and ideological collapse. 5. Take two minutes to weep in silence behind closed doors so as … Continue reading

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