At the rate we’re going Vegas is going to start taking over/under odds on when next Justin Trudeau cries on national television. You are the Prime Minister. Get a hold of yourself, man up, whatever you want to call it, stop blubbering on national TV!
You know what makes me feel all Christmassy? Hearing the musical sounds of the season helps of course but its more the Christmas lights adorning people’s homes when you drive around after dark. I’m glad to see a number of our neighbours houses lit up this year and I wish more people would do it. The lights give you a nice, warm feeling when you see them.
I heard someone use the saying, “It’s a chicken and egg situation”. This expression never goes away referring to which came first, the chicken or the egg. A dozen years ago or so I talked about how I solved this mystery when I was 10 years old. True story. I was an altar boy in church and all of us would get together once a month for some fun and fellowship. One time our priest said there would be a prize for whoever could come up with the most rational argument as to which came first, the chicken or the egg.
The concern for the preservation of the French language never ends in Quebec. I realize Canada is officially a bilingual country and I don’t suggest the French language should be diminished in that province. However, the latest debate in the Quebec National Assembly over how store clerks should greet customers is perhaps a bit silly. Census numbers show a slight drop in the use of French in the workplace. A standard store greeting is “Bonjour/hi” and a heated debate on a motion to drop the “hi” and stick with just “bonjour” took place last week.
In case you missed it, a week ago today we moved a step closer to marijuana legalization, or, in case we’re also getting closer to designating the word marijuana as offensive, cannabis. The House of Commons vote for the Bill was 200 for, 82 against. Of course now the Bill goes to the Senate which could possibly throw a monkey wrench into the Liberal government’s plan to legalize pot by next summer because Conservative senators may hold things up.