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July 2, 2003

So we got the games. Hooray. I don't think that anybody (myself included) fully understands what an impact the games (both their build-up and the actual event) will have on the city. If only for the potential of the profit of short-term rental gouging, I'm optimistic.

Yesterday, of course, was Canada Day. I celebrated by wandering around the Reifel Bird Sanctuary and then contributing to our nation's economy. I was reminded of this fascinating site, which lays out a plan for Canadian global domination.


1:13:50 PM        Canada Sports Vancouver

A friend of a friend works in the DNA lab for the RCMP. She's working on evidence from this awful case involving a pig farmer who has been charged with murdering several Vancouver women:

"Yeah, I open the fridge these days and it's just pork and semen."

 


1:07:46 PM        Vancouver