Canada, the newest third world nation
Through an outrageous combination of Union and Political stupidity, Toronto is currently buried under a sea of rubbish/garbage. Bin men/garbage men have been on strike for several weeks, meaning people and businesses are left to dump their rubbish wherever they can find space; on the sidewalk, in parks and on streets are currently the favourites. I tried to find a decent picture of this to show you, but I didn't see one that was worthwhile.
I had a low opinion of Unions and Politicians before this incident, but now I'm disgusted that both parties could let this happen. It's a health hazard pure and simple, and if a citizen were caught dumping gargabe at any other time, they would be probably be fined by the city. I'm lost in a haze of anger and hypocricy. Unions turfing employees onto the streets seeking better wages, and Politicians standing by and watching it take place. If I were a resident of Toronto I'd be consulting with my lawyer and/or refusing to pay my taxes.
Luckily I'm not a resident of Toronto, but will this happen in Calgary some day? Who knows. Either way, I'd like to introduce you to Canada, the world's newest third world country.
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