In March 2006, the controversial ban on pit bulls in Ontario survived a constitutional challenge. However two key elements were struck down in a ruling issued that day by the Superior Court. The judge declared the definition of a pit bull terrier unconstitutional, and also struck down a provision that allows the province to use certificates from veterinarians to prove a dog is, in fact a pit bull. Presently the Ontario law forces pit bull owners to muzzle, leash and sterilize their dogs or face a $10,000 fine or up to six months in jail – or both. Continue reading
When I was a child I was called many things and had many descriptive words used on my personality. It was always with affection and never used against me in anger, nor did my family think I needed to change, I was just a handful. Words like ‘spirited’, ‘eager’, ‘energetic’ and ‘motor mouth’ came at me often, and never in those ‘spirited’ times did I ever feel like I was abnormal. Continue reading
Fucking people wound up tight,
Pissed off, angry, prepped to fight.
Self-indulgent, feeling blue.
They want their cake and eat it too!
Depressed and bored, jacked on pills,
Blaming others for their ills,
So when they’re whining for a break,
Just give ’em a smile, and let ’em eat cake! Continue reading