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Frat Boy Cops With Tasers Target Teens Testicles

Too many cops are like huge, strong, and dangerous 15 year olds … with many weapons and few consequences. The 1% like ’em that way. Intelligent, thoughful cops might just figure out whose side they’re really on. The Ottawa cops … Continue reading

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Fortress Of The Brave – The American Embassy In Canada (Photo)

In the article Fortress America: How the U.S. Designs its Embassies “The Atlantic: Cities” magazine discusses how the architecture of U.S. embassies is affected by security concerns.   The article doesn’t mention Canada,  but if the humungous bunker in Ottawa is … Continue reading

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Overdose Awareness Day

OD Awareness Day has an odd ring to it, particularly if you travel in mainly middle-class circles.  For street folk, however, it’s a reminder of a constant presence, of the tragic fate that stalks and kills so many around you.  … Continue reading

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Yo! Tories! Anybody home?

On Tuesday, local candidates in next week’s federal election sat down to break bread with street folk at the Shep’s and discuss their views on the problem of homeless in Ottawa. The Alliance To End Homelessness sent out a general … Continue reading

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