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Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Thanksgiving for raccoons

This is the fifth week of Toronto's garbage strike. Currently: or as it is known in the racoon world -- Thanksgiving.
- CBC Radio 1, The Current

Torontonians well know that it has been a strange summer: with much rain, little sun, and perhaps a single day that even touched the 30°C mark. All indications are that the same weather pattern will continue at least into August.

Had the weather been the heat of a normal summer: would there have been more incentive for sides to negotiate and end the strike?


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