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    Winners is a massive, massive corporation that...

    Winners is a massive, massive corporation that pretty much has a lock on it's niche in most of the Western world. They should be just fine on Whyte.

    And Whyte jumped the shark when Le Chateau...
  2. Sticky: "I'll meet you where the trail forks right after...

    "I'll meet you where the trail forks right after Kȃhasinȋskȃk bridge."
    "K-what bridge?"
    "The Connors Hill pedestrian bridge"
    "Why didn't you just say that in the first place?"
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    I still get my local produce, I just get it from...

    I still get my local produce, I just get it from other options which are easier to deal with/more convenient & don't involve having to turn a blind eye to an organization I'd rather not support.
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    The Sunday/year round location adds 14 blocks to...

    The Sunday/year round location adds 14 blocks to the walk, or about 50%.

    The circumstances & how the move was handled has soured me on anything EDFMA-related.
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    Don't forget the lunches.

    Don't forget the lunches.
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    Yep, haven't attended City Market at all this...

    Yep, haven't attended City Market at all this year, down from 2-3 times a month every year prior. The new location is a bit too far to walk easily, plus the situation/circumstances around the move.
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    Pretty much. ...

    Pretty much.



    https://www.taprootedmonton.ca/stories/2019/city-market-to-leave-104th-street/
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    The City is leasing the building from Dub & then...

    The City is leasing the building from Dub & then giving it for $1/year to the downtown market. Works out to around $10M in subsidization over the term of the deal.
  9. It's almost as if it's not about new modes of...

    It's almost as if it's not about new modes of transportation & instead is about new business models based upon shirking as much responsibility & upkeep as possible onto society while privately...
  10. Only ride-share e-scooters are covered by the...

    Only ride-share e-scooters are covered by the province's slackening of the laws, as just like with the Segway tours in the river valley the bending of the rules was for the companies involved, not...
  11. That's why. They're cutting short the terms of...

    That's why. They're cutting short the terms of people who went through at least some sort of vetting process so they can stick their corporate buddies into the highest positions possible in public...
  12. https://boingboing.net/2018/12/08/flipping-a-bird....

    https://boingboing.net/2018/12/08/flipping-a-bird.html

    Time to order up a replacement motherboard. I've already got the security bits.

    E: Haha, guess not. Private e-scooters aren't permitted....
  13. There's also something to be said about Edmonton...

    There's also something to be said about Edmonton being a little orange island in a sea of blue.

    Most "tech hubs" are in progressive environments & while Edmonton is less conservative than the rest...
  14. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/ucp-sweeps...

    https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/ucp-sweeps-ndp-governance-appointments-out-of-post-secondary-institutions-1.5249900



    Ugh.
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    The point is I was very clear I was speaking...

    The point is I was very clear I was speaking about my own riding, where splitting most definitely is a factor & now you're just trying to move the goalposts so you're not completely wrong.
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    16% is a lot to make up. I have no desire to see...

    16% is a lot to make up. I have no desire to see Cumming in office, but statistically he's almost a shoe-in.
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    Good things statistics don't really care what you...

    Good things statistics don't really care what you think.

    http://338canada.com/districts/48014e.htm

    Proof is in the pudding.

    Current support is 43.8% CPC & 47.6% combined NDP/Liberal. Greens...
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    I'd sooner take a party that stumbles (even...

    I'd sooner take a party that stumbles (even terribly) while moving Canada in the direction I believe it should go than a regressive party & platform as light on its toes as Fred Astaire.

    Are the...
  19. Huh? I'm calling you a mild hypocrite, not...

    Huh? I'm calling you a mild hypocrite, not accusing you of broadly being a ventriloquist's dummy. I completely agree your opinion & thoughts are the product of you. I also think you hold...
  20. I just don't really remember you holding...

    I just don't really remember you holding conservative parties to the same standards when the tables were turned. One standard for "us", one standard for "them". I'll happily retract if that's not the...
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    Apologies, my actual reply was supposed to be...

    Apologies, my actual reply was supposed to be directed to Drumbones' "HURRRR DURR ALL POLITICIANS ARE CORRUPT" by providing a counter example of what I feel is a far more corrupt government from the...
  22. Wonder where they learned that trick from:...

    Wonder where they learned that trick from: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/tories-re-brand-government-in-stephen-harpers-name/article569222/



    That's richer than...
  23. At least they're providing an actual Opposition....

    At least they're providing an actual Opposition. The UCP provided no shadow budgets, walked out of votes & continue to act like impetuous, entitled children who knew they'd get what they wanted...
  24. You sure seem to take my bait an awful lot, so...

    You sure seem to take my bait an awful lot, so I'm gonna have to doubt this.



    Plenty of people here know where I work & can vouch I don't work for the government. If you had half a clue you...
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    It's amazing how willingly HL swallows greasy...

    It's amazing how willingly HL swallows greasy load after greasy load of conservative gish gallop BS without even the slightest hint of introspection or thought.
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