Many MANY congratulations to the people of Quebec for using their voices and their votes to ensure that this nonsense that I wrote about a while back will not come to pass. Hope. It seems to be in the air today.
So yesterday I wrote a little rumination about what happens when bureaucracy- spurred by reactionary ‘necessity’ to quell a whole load of bad press- gets a little ridiculous in the ‘whole shebang’ application of rules and regs.
I was talking about music- which is important to me, personally, and which is also a representation of this country and the freedoms and culture that we are able to access. Keeping the doors open for new local and international music is a good thing. It keeps Canada looking shiny and welcoming and full of creative outlets on the map of the world.
Today I feel a little silly for speaking out about a surcharge for touring bands.
Why? It goes back to that matter of proportion I mentioned.
Today’s idiocy is crazy big in comparison.
There’s been a lot of buzz around what that kooky PQ Premier Pauline Marois was going…
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