Month: May 2010

The bane of democracy?

I'm not very much into politics, but there are a few things that get me fired up: assaults on education and health care, the environment and copyright reform; all things that Conservatives are slowly, but surely destroying. This is without any consultation or regard to Canadians thoughts and opinions, but rather to benefit large corporations and industry.

I'd like to focus on copyright today, something many of us are not familiar with. After reading the Boing Boing article, "Canadian Prime Minister promises to enact a Canadian DMCA in six weeks," It became clear that our Conservative minority government didn't learn any lessons from the mass outcry against bill C-61 two years ago.

The Tories have shown — yet again — their utter contempt for public opinion and Canadian culture and small business…

I find it upsetting that the Conservatives are pushing this bill so quickly to undermine Canadian citizens, yet again. And you wonder why there's a Pirate Party.

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Cinco de Mayo?

It’s official, Lethbridge is in it’s sixth month of winter. Ironic, isn’t it? That “Cinco de Mayo” elicits ideas of  warm weather and celebration. There’s one beverage that, if the weather here was ever pleasant, I could see myself enjoying outside on a patio today: the daiquiri. Did you know that it was Ernest Hemingway’s …

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My Style featuring Paul

I first “saw” Paul on a visit to Lethbridge a few years ago. I distinctly remember the plaid Diesel shirt that he had on. Flash Forward to a year later, when I actually moved to Lethbridge; I first “met” Paul at a costume party, he was dressed as an angel, and I was dressed as my interpretation of “the devil wearing Prada”. Paul and I are now friends!

Occupation?
Paul-Incredibly Stylish Person!

Where’d your outfit come from?
Vintage jean jacket, Naked an Famous Jeans (Edit), J. Lindberg t-shirt (Leo Boutique), H by Hudson boots (Gravity Pope), Missy Industry necklace (Edit).

Style influences?
Friends, people on the street, my family.

Something about me?
I’m a huge fan of comfortable and durable clothing & I LOVE shoes!

One more photo after the jump!

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Giveaway! FREE tickets to Mammoth Cave Fest this Sunday!

As most people know, Henotic is closing its doors, but it’s going out with a bang this weekend with the 3rd leg of the Wyrd Alberta traveling tour, Mammoth Cave Fest! Over 30 bands playing on all levels of the old fire hall! So just because Henotic is closing shop, that doesn’t mean that live …

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