Well I guess it’s not too surprising the Border’s is declaring bankruptcy. The way we read has changed as radically as the way we listen to music. Still, I’m sad to see the demise of anything to do with books.
And of course grim shenanigans in the Canadian Parliament. CIDA unexpectedly denies KAIROS, a respected, ecumenical social justice organisation, $7M in grant money. Except it turns out CIDA didn’t deny it. Bev Oda, our Minister of International Cooperation did. But said she didn’t, which is essentially lying to parliament. The Speaker caller her out. Harper defended her. Nobody’s buying it.
The Canadian Treasury Board and the Dep’t of Finance experienced a serious cyber-attack. Not to worry, the budget is safe.