- As of today, at 10am, I'm famous in Regina! Thanks to a donation to the Trans Canada Trail from my employer (3-4 years ago), my name was put on a plaque in the trail pavillion in Grassick Park. I'm not sure why I picked Saskatchewan. I had never been there at the time, but just liked the idea of it. Two years ago was my first visit to Saskatoon, and indeed I enjoyed it.
- In his column today, John Barber outlines some of the sorry history of the Toronto Pork Authority and suggests that its days of patronage and bumbling might be numbered, no matter who forms a government. In fact, I think it would help Harper and Layton to announce a pact whereby they'd dissolve the TPA.
- Eric Reguly, Globe business reporter, writes today about some scary stuff for prairie residents.
- Harper is leading in Ontario and virtually tied nationally. However, I think he may have peaked for now. This abortion talk and the gay-rights controversy seems likely to bring him down a bit.