Category Archives: Media Madness

A Great Canadian Moment – Brigette… & Sophie

Observers agreed it was an unprecedented moment in Canadian Parliamentary History. During the Speech from the Drone, at the opening of Canada’s Parliament, in June, 2011, 21 year old Senate page Brigette DePape, produced a “Stop Harper” sign from her skirt and stood … Continue reading

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The Return of the “Conscience of Canada”… 2011

The Canadian election of 2011, marks the stunning return, to national public life, of the “Conscience of Canada,” the majority of French-Canadians, who have, for so long, been alienated by the amorality and immorality of the political classes in Ottawa, and their … Continue reading

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Bob Capa, You Fake, 1936

Bob Capa was hardly the first war photographer to fake his “front-line battle pictures,” only the most famous. The Boer War produced a whole series of fake battle photos by photographers who didn’t want to risk getting shot taking the real … Continue reading

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Great Canadian “Archives Canada” Fake, 1900

We’ve just found the oldest version of Canada’s most famous battlefield photo, published, by the Graphic, on Feb. 14, 1900, only seven weeks after it was taken. It proves conclusively, what we’ve maintained all along, that Canada’s most famous “combat” picture … Continue reading

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Poet’s Corner – Hanged or Hung?

To elevate this blog to a higher level of erudition than is the norm elsewhere, from time to time we will publish an offering from our Poet’s Corner. Vaughan Township’s Belinda Stronach is Canada’s most famous Daddy’s Girl, winning all her … Continue reading

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