scent of a dog
Upfront is always on the lookout for the perfect holiday gift idea for that special animal in your life. And cat and dog fragrance definitely fills the bill. No kidding. It's unispecies, which means pets and their owners can wear it. Nothing says lovin' like Eau de Benji.
U.S. president George W. Bush's alarming command of the English language seems to have rubbed off on his executive branch. In crystal clear Bush-speak, U.S. attorney general John Ashcroft, changing his tune to downplay the U.S. belief that Canada is a motel for terrorists, told the media in Ottawa earlier this week, "We don't in any way suggest or reinforce or otherwise extend a myth which misperceives reality." Say what?
green giants? ho ho ho!
We just want to join the Nature Conservancy of Canada, which took out a full-page ad in the Globe and Mail thanking corporations like Shell and Monsanto for opening their wallets to protect our natural environment. Like the ad says, "It's friends like these that make (Canada) so great."
hudson bay on the hudson
Canada expressed its abiding love and affection for New York City this past weekend. And New Yorkers sucked our sappiness for every penny it was worth.
Barbara Hall is stepping out today (December 6) to deliver a breakfast talk at the Urban Institute on you guessed it crime. Yup, the federal Liberals' chair of the National Strategy on Community Safety and Crime Prevention will be delivering a speech called "Tough On The Causes Of Crime: Planning And Building Vital Communities That Don't Produce Crime. Babs may be tough on crime, but she's got to get the handlers to work on the long-winded speech titles. How about "Want Peace And Love? Vote For Me.?