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  • Sep 9-15, 2010
  • Vol. 18, No. 15
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News + Opinion

  • Citizen Leslie
  • Canada
  • Citizen Leslie

    Former north end legal aid attorney Megan Leslie is an improbable Member of Parliament: a committed community activist who doesn’t see her career in politics as her goal in life.
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  • What’s wrong: Eastlink ads on sidewalks.
  • City
  • What’s wrong: Eastlink ads on sidewalks.

    [image-1] Who’s responsible? Ken Reashor, god of sidewalks, 490-4855. Remarks: Last week, with university classes about to start, some marketing genius at Eastlink decided to paint hundreds of ads on city sidewalks all over town, without asking permission, applying for permits or ponying up some kick-back money, a la bus stop ads. Reashor had hoped the hurricane would wash the ads away, but since it didn’t he ordered Eastlink to pressure wash the ads, and work started Monday. For more on outside advertising, see here.
  • Food for (sexy) thoughts
  • Savage Love
  • Food for (sexy) thoughts

    But when maple syrup is on the menu, the smell is another guy’s fetish. Plus: When you are---and when you’re not---a sexual predator.
  • Downtown shuffle
  • Editorial
  • Downtown shuffle

    The demand for downtown office space has collapsed, but the province is considering subsidizing construction of a huge new office tower.

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Arts + Culture


  • See Some Music and Buy a Tree for Emma Lee
  • The Scene
  • See Some Music and Buy a Tree for Emma Lee

    Tonight at the Wooden Monkey, there will be a concert featuring Mary Stewart and Ben Caplan and the Casual Smokers to raise money for Stewart's mom Emma Lee Stewart. Last month in this article on the lovely Mary and her song-a-day blog, we mentioned that her mom is seeking alternative treatments for metastatic breast cancer. The event will also feature a tree auction - 300 evergreen trees will be auctioned off, with the proceeds going to treatments for Emma Lee. "Suggested donation is $20," says Stewart, "but really we just want them to go into the ground, so as
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