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The Last Day

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I went for a little jogging, the last day in this fucked up year(!) of 2015 , to Stanley Park and saw a few guys turning part of Elbow River to an outdoor rink! It was not very cold and that made me wonder how the guys dared skating so freely and smoothly on the frozen river!  I went and came back and by the time I was on Rideau Bridge again, they were almost done and even put their hockey nets on the ice!  I have been feeling relatively down lately although my sleep has become normal since The Lady has come back. This is mainly due to being unemployment and the weather of course. The weather is always like this at this time of the year but now with being at home most of the day and wasting time, it feels bad.  (Photo: This is taken from Rideau pedestrian bridge over Elbow Valley looking east. It is taken with this shity, stupid camera of my mobile phone(!) or maybe I don't know how to use it but for a fact I knew it has only 5 Mega pixels! One of the guys is shoveling

Workplace Stories (22): Ass kissers and Retards

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I'm not brilliant but I give this right to myself to say that there were lots of ass-kissers and retards in the previous job of mine that they were there simply because they had supporters from the country of their origin or they were excellent ass-kissers while being at the same time, retards! People who barely spoke English or knew the basics of engineering or manufacturing! People who whatever they did was simply routine that the learnt in the company!  I met my Newlywed the other day and he named few of them whom have also been laid off! That was a big surprise to me: 1) There was this piece of shit, liar from somewhere in  South America who worked for the company for over 7 years . He was simply there because his wife, I heard, was from the same country as the manager's and he also had studied in the country. This guy did not have the slightest clue of his surrounding and was a laughing stuck! Everyone was making fun of him and talked behind his back saying who s

The Ride of Boxing Day

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I was supposed to join The Chef today to enjoy a turkey that normally he receives at the end of each year for New Year but a bastard fucking piece of shit cheapskate Pakistani coworker of his, apparently has taken the turkey for himself! I mean seriously am I being rude here or Pakistani s are probably the nastiest creatures in the entire universe?! So the program was canceled and probably will be held tomorrow. The fucking bastard told The Chef today that he had purchased a turkey instead and would give it to him tomorrow!  Nevertheless I called The Hope to see whether or not he's back from his trip. He is. We decided to meet in Crowfoot Shopping area where there are a few cafes. I wanted to surprise him so I got on my bicycle and left around 16:50. The temperature was around -11 º C at the time, of course without considering windchill. If we added that it would go down to -18 º C or something. I took Bow River Pathway and headed west. It was not bad but it got dark

A White Christmas

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After all those miserable weeks of mild weather, finally a cold week and few mm of snow was seen in the city and around! I haven't left the city for more than a month of so mainly because of this shit situation of unemployment but the snow and ice shall be good for the people who enjoy that by skiing, snow-boarding and probably outdoor skating and hockey. We haven't even been out to skating for a while now! Nevertheless a white Christmas is always better than a brown one, no doubt. The temperature today was around -17 °C , a true Canadian temperature for winter. The Lady had this plan to go down to the US, to see a few family members so we headed to the airport last night. The roads were slippery and congested by traffic. When we reached there by a few minutes of delay and I dropped her, I went and parked nearby to see if she needs something so I can go immediately. After almost half an hour I called her and realized that the bastards of Air Canada had not let her board

Asking Too Much, Giving Too Little

There's a common belief within engineering and professional community that working in manufacturing sector brings not much in to your account while taking too much out of you at work.  I have seen many of the job postings with lists of qualification and responsibilities and at time one might think: Who the hell has all these certificates and qualifications!? Apparently there are people who hold these positions and also not to forget that there are so many dickheads in all these stupid so-called EPC , or whatever the fuck their names is, companies. With that in mind and also knowing that the economy is doing very badly and that's basically because there's not much in Canada (!) to work with, I have to grasp whatever is available before being forced, automatically, to apply for any job such as Superstore 's and similar(!) and run out of money! For that reason I agreed to go to this interview session, to this brand new building somewhere in the outskirts of the city to d

Taco with Thanksgiving Turkey Leftover

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We got a Taco kit from Old El Paso last week. It was a Beef Taco kit which includes soft tacos, meat seasoning and Guacamole seasoning. We had some Turkey from our Thanksgiving left which The Lady had kept them in the freezer ever since. She thawed them and mixed them with the seasoning. Then added the Guacamole seasoning to the mashed Avocado , heated the Turkey and added some cut vegetables. In the meantime I warmed up the Taco s in a frying pan. I'm not a fan of White Flour bread of any kind. It actually is not good for me and I have been advised against consuming that and we always but Whole Grain bake products and eat moderately but no Whole Grain Taco was available and we wanted just to stick to the kit.  The Lady also made some Salsa by simply adding diced Tomato and Cilantro to another seasoning we had and the result was just amazing! Turkey Taco with Salsa and Guacamole and cut vegetables. I guess I probably had 6! I forgot to say that we added gra

A Good Week of Alberta Winter

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The temperature finally went down enough to make me able to have a good sleep at nights! A few centimeters of snow, although not enough but is enough for hundreds of accidents at this busy shopping time of the year! I found a new outdoor skating rink close to our place but it has been so cold that I haven't dared trying it yet. I went to for a walk and jog to Stanley Park today but it was so cold that I only did a Power Walk . When I get back to the vehicle I couldn't even feel my fingers! It was almost -14 º C without considering the windchill!  The weather forecast indicates a bit warmer week ahead, nothing above zero though. I will give that rink a try and also will have to try my camera which has just come back from repair. This is subject of another separate post, after I try the camera. (Photo: I took this photo this morning from the inside of the vehicle looking out of the driver's window! It was around  -14 º C without windchill but not much snow. I wipe th

A Recent Screening

There are still a few jobs posted here and there and regardless the fact that the unemployment rate has gone up, employers announcer their work-force needs in the related websites. I had a job application back in the last days of Nov. and received a message in that regard stating a screening through phone would be conducted! The company is located here in the city; so it was a little bit of surprise as why I am not being invited to their location. Being only screening by HR , it's no surprise that screening could also be done via telephone. I guess in that way the HR person can easily take down notes and the candidate is saved form a trip.  I received the called at the exact specified time and the questions were started by the usual Why did you apply for this job?! and went on not very bad but at one point near the end, the person indicated that I would be recommended for a different position rather than the one I had originally applied but in the same field of course. It was a

Food Bank

I never reveal anybody's identity here in this blog and if anyone is introduced, a nickname is selected and assigned to him or her but this time I won't even use a nickname. One of my buddies decided to check the Food Bank out and an arrangement was made through that last week. I accompanied him to assist with the stuff, which is specifically called hamper in there, as well as having a new experience.  Upon our arrival a gentleman in his late 50' s probably great us and offered a candy. It was almost 10:00 AM and I had not eaten anything since last night's dinner. So that felt very good. Food Bank is basically ran by a big number of volunteers. Many of them are men and women in their 50's and 60's who freely dedicate themselves to the organization. There are younger people there as well but every one is nice and smiling. You have no idea how this affect a poor hungry person and even a regular person who reaches up to them.  We stood in a line which was

Don't Install Windows 10

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For weeks this message appeared on my desktop to upgrade my operating system to Windows 10 for free. Finally I agreed to that and upgrade was performed. The result: Shit!  First of the its appearance is ugly. More importantly I am now unable to uninstall or install programs. My Internetcalls has problem and I decided to uninstall and re-install but a stupid message appeared on the screen and denied that. My chess is gone and I'm no longer able to play! I guess they are going to provide that as an App that the interested people must buy!  The quality of the photographs the system shows, when you open them, looks very low! I don't know how this one could happen because I use the same monitor, same hardware, same everything, except that the stupid Microsoft has changed something, probably, that I don't know what it is.  I know normally it takes a few weeks or at times month to the user to get used to the new system but there are issues that have nothing to do with

Disgusting and Disturbing Winter

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It is Dec.09 and the temperature barely has gone below -6º C except for a few days. There's no rain and snow and you look everywhere around and you this disturbing brown colour sours your eyes, except of course at night that the lights of dwellings and some businesses illuminate.  I once saw people skating at Olympic Plaza two weeks ago, it was I think but I barely think that the ice is good and other outdoor rinks are suitable for skating, to mention, Prince's Island Park and Bowness Park . But the question is why the winter is remarkably mild? They say it is because of global warming, a result of too much greenhouse gas emission. Who emits this much green gases to have such a significant affect on the weather that the average temperature of winter in December in Calgary now has gone down to around 4º C ?! They say countries such as China and India are the most contributors to greenhouse gas emotions and I guess two weeks ago they had a global conference on clima

Lowest of Loonie

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In the string of good news that I have heard in the past month or so, this one was added on the top of it: Canadian dollar hit its lower since 2004 ! It was traded for US $0.74 ! At the same time and it looks they have hands to hand with crude because a barrel of WTI was traded for US $38.05 !  So it is true that 2016 doesn't look much better. There's a saying in Persian which goes: A good year has its pleasant signs shoeing in spring! and that is because Persian year starts in spring and it literally means that if your spring is pleasant then your year most likely will be good as well.  I'm just chilling at this moment! There's not much to do. I'm working on another certificate which I will write about later when it finishes. There are not many jobs available to apply. The last position I applied was in Toronto and I never heard anything from them since. It was the 29th of Nov. Rather than that I do a little bit of exercise, cooking and cleaning at hom

Pre-Christmas in NE Calgary

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This weekend I went to The Chef 's place in NE as he needed me to help him again. I rode his bicycle all the white to Whitehorn Station and from there got on the train to Westwinds and again rode the bike. He wanted to go to a clinic for his injury and I drove him. It was waste of time as he was told that he should have seen the physician who did the surgery on his injured knee.  Then he had some banking to do and I took him to two different banks. NE Calgary as most of the people know is a community of refugees and foreign workers. The majority of the population of the neighbourhoods comprises of Punjabi s, Afghan s, Pakistani s, Bangladeshi s, Hindu s, Filipino s, African s and all foreigners who have sought Canada as a refugee asylum.  Since it's closing to Christmas time, most of businesses and of course most of Christian s households put up a Christmas tree. While barely anyone celebrates Christmas in NE , businesses do their routine similar to the other bra

12 Years of Air Miles

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Points and rewards are part of shopping culture in West . There's barely any business without points, flyers, discounts, rewards, promotions and stuff like that. They wouldn't survive.  Air Miles is one of the most popular, probably because you can collect points which turns to free plane tickets to everywhere you like! Very tempting. Ha? How much actually do you have to spend to collect enough for a flight.  A few weeks ago I received an e-mail from Air Miles indicating that it was the 12th anniversary of collecting points with them. 12 years since Nov-11-2003 and how many points have I collected so far? 3795 only! It is a little more than 316 points a year and considering that I collected most of my points from grocery shopping at Safeway supermarket, the main source of point, and every $20 you spend, turns to 1 point, it means that have spent a little more than $15 a year there!  The fact is nobody gives you free tickets for free. There are other companies and

The Chance Got Bigger

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I went to the CAF office to write the examination which had been booked for me. I was the only one who wrote an examination of any kind today, not that it was significant or anything. It was stressed several times that I would not be allowed to disclose the test materials so of course I am not but I was a little bit shocked as how the exam had been arranged.  The exam was computer based, similar to probably all CAF exams today. Compare to 9 years ago when I had my first application out, CAF has advanced technologically which is good. There was only one subject on the test which became tougher to answer as the test progressed from its first level to the last. The whole session took about hour and half and I was a little nervous and at the end I was not very hopeful. That was due the problem that appeared to me as soon as I sat myself down and started the test! We had a couple of good vegetable pizzas from a local Pizza 73 yesterday and it was tasty in a manner that we gobbled a

14 Years

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Today marks the 14th anniversary of my arrival in Canada . This weblog, partially of course explains what has happened in this period. However I have selected a song, which I found a weeks ago from one of my all-time favorite bands, Guns and Roses . This a very beautiful song and is very unrated, called 14 years . You can watch a clip of it on Youtube . Here is the lyrics: I try and feel the sunshine, You bring the rain You try and hold me down With your complains You cry and moan and complain You whine a tear Up to my neck in sorrow The touch you bring You just don't step Inside to, to 14 years So hard to keep My own head That's why I say You know I've been the beggar I've played the thief I was the dog They all tried to beat But it has been 14 years of silence It's been 14 years of pain It's been 14 years that are gone forever And I'll never have again Your stupid girlfriends tell you That I'm to blame Well they are all

IMRI is No Better Than ISIS

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These recent terrorist attacks in France and Africa by ISIS affiliated groups and all the commotion in the world, from downing the Russian Su-24 by Turkey to low price of crude which has affected many economies, has distracted the world's attention from the barbarism of Islamic Murderers Republic of Iran ( IMRI ). In fact what the governments of the IMRI have done in the past 30 years or so is no better than what Taliban , Al-Qaeda and ISIS have been doing but why is that Iran's government has been punished to the same extent at the other extremist group have, so far? Maybe they have but the pressure is of course felt by the people not the government. The aim might be to pressure the people in the manner to make them rise against the government. Something like that happen a few years ago but because it was not well-organized and there was no leadership, led to nothing. Here is a list of great things that the Murderers of Islamic Republic has done in the past thre

Fitbit Flex not for Biking

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The Chef called me this morning and said that needed my help. I didn't want to drive so I got on the train and headed NE . He only wanted me to buy a few things for him. On the way back I decided to ride his bike back as I consider it a good exercise. Since I had talked to him earlier, he agreed and I got on the bike and headed back south. Although I had not ridden a bike for a long time and I didn't have comfortable outfit, I was OK. The challenge was where I had to first cross Deerfoot Tr. and then Bow River ! I got myself on a pathway parallel to both and then used an underpass to go to the west side of Deerfoot . It took me a while until I realized I had made a mistake! The pathway would run parallel to Deerfoot to reach Peigan Tr. ! I noticed instead of closing to Downtown , I was departing from it, going south! Ithen turned back and went all the way to 17th Ave. SW and continued toward west. There I realized it would have been much easier, had I taken that route ea

Why Paris?!

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In the past few days after Islamic Terrorist Attacks to Paris I was thinking to myself, asking this question that why Paris out of these many cities in the world? I know other European countries have let Muslim s in as well. Germany has about 5 million Turk s but they are not extremists. We never heard of any Turk being a terrorist or fundamentalist. They have Muslim s of other nations as well but never heard of any act of terrorism in Germany against German s although the Islamic Murderers Republic of Iran assassinated many of their opposition leaders in Germany back in 80's and 90's which a completely different story and does not concern Westerner s! The US has plenty East Indian s: Hindu s, Pakistani s, Punjabi , etc. They are all fine but Pakistani s but maybe MI5 or other similar British services have a close eye on them although I have heard of Muslim s whom have gained the control of their neighbourhood and want to enforce Islamic law in the country!

How Does Alberta Health Services Spend?

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I took my buddy, The Chef to an Alberta Health Services clinic as he has been injured recently at work, as I mentioned earlier and while he was being treated inside and I was waiting I thought I should charge my telephone's battery. Sockets are usually available in public places such as cafes these days but when look around I realized the the outlets are covered with a sort of plastic cover and locked! A telephone is available in the hallway of the clinic but in case you need to respond to a family member's call and you're out of battery you can not charge it!  An adjacent cafe, I guess a Good Earth probably provides an alternative to this but I had to wait out until The Chef would come out. With thousands of dollars every month a big clinic such as that spends on utility bills, I don't think it hurts much to let people use the electricity a little. On the second thought why don't you provide charging stations and bill the customers for their usage per Watt

Alberta Health Services Promotes Healthy Eating!

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I took my friend, The Chef to an Alberta Health Services clinic as he has been injured at work and when he went in, I was waiting in the main hallway and noticed a vending machine that you see in many places. A machine which sells all sorts of Cancer causing and other types of diseases-causing(!) snacks. Real smart and real mature A. H. S. this really proves that you are nothing but a bunch of mindless, greedy, piece of amphibious shit, particularly the province's Health Minister whoever that pinhead is. This is a very good system: instead of promoting good and healthy food, this A. H. S. assholes feed people with all sorts of oil, salt and additives and when they get sick, they try to treat them. They don't get well because they have taken so much of these craps to A. H. S. requests more budget for their research and they probably get it. As well they keep their jobs and salaries high! What a disgusting people you A. H. S. top managers are. You have more disadvantage

Finally A Real Calgary Winter

We finally got the taste of winter in Calgary today. It was not such a deep snow but it was closed and the roads where slippery. I probably spent 15 minutes or so to clean the car off of snow. All the windows and the windshield were covered with frozen snow. It was only -5 ºC but with windchill it felt much colder. I regardless went for jogging around 09:00 alongside Elbow River . There were not many joggers or walkers but the cold was perfectly bearable for Nov. I ran slowly for about 23 min. but I think it would not have been more than 20 min., had I not ran slowly. I usually run better in cold. Warm and sunny weather makes me tired fast. I was jogging a bit slower than usual due to the icy pathway. On the way back home the car slid and I hit the curb! I was lucky that no car was parked at that corner. I might have dented the front right rim. I didn't even bother checking! 

A Trip to Iraq

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The Lady often calls her Mom to check on her and see how she's doing. Last week she called a couple of times and her Dad said that she was not available! Finally at the third call she was told that her Mom has traveled to Iraq to see the holy shrines! She had told The Lady that she would be going and she advised her against that with all the conflict in Iraq and terrorism but she is an persistent old lady! For many Iranians the holy cities in Iraq are like their dreamland. They must visit them at least once in their life. I guess my Grandma took my father to Iraq some 60 years ago when he was a little kid, to see the holy shrine of Imam Hussein in city of Karbala . I have to check that whomever is left from the family! In my personal opinion it was such a brave action from an old lady in her late 70's to do that. In The Lady 's stupidity! Karbala as the holiest city in Iraq have been targeted a few times by Sunni militia and suicide attackers, I guess. This c

Nasty-Mart (Wal-Disgusting-Mart)

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With me being tossed out of worked, our life style has been changed in the past month. Now I don't go buying stuff and when it comes to buy something, essential needs, we'll go to Superstore or Nasty-Mart more often compare to other supermarkets such as Safeway and Co-op .  There's no doubt that a company such as Nasty-Mart has had a huge negative impact in North America 's market. Thousands of people who could have been small business owners, are out of job simply because dirty Nasty-Mart purchases the same item that they make or produce much cheaper. For example in a little town which could have as many as 10 little stores, now there's a Nasty-Mart providing every crap from disgusting cancer-causing potato chips to other sicking stuff such as canned vegetables and processed meat. These stores are normally managed by a guy who basically knows primary school stuff and English . The staff consists of table-cloth worn African or Arab refugees, stinking cheap

Heart Check

I had a little problem with my heart a few times and it was my own fault, I know. One morning I woke up and I felt a bad pain on my left shoulder, left side of the chest, upper part and my left palm a little bit. It gradually went away but then I went to a clinic. There a woman physician recommended me to go to an urgent care center. In there unlike usual, I didn't have to wait long. They took blood samples, did cardiology and other examinations. Everything was normal.  I was then introduced to a specialist and luckily I didn't have to wait very long there either. The first test there was an exercise on a treadmill. I wasn't expecting that to be tough but at one point my heart rate went up to 151 and it was a little bit scary! Even thinking of that know gives me chills! The green colour of display at the time turned red when the rate went up from 148 to 151! And then they did a type of Ultrasonic Test. Before all that another heart reading report was taken and I finally

A Celebration by Asshole Hypocrites

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I always have been of the opinion that one of the worst human beings, if you can call it(!) a human being would be a hypocrite and there are plenty of them around. This recent rejection of Keystone XL Pipeline project is a good example how big of hypocrite the US government is. Adding this to their other attribute, being assholes, make them greater than ever! It could be a response to election of J. Trudeau to the Prime Minister as The Liberals had always their differences with the American s. Or it could be a proof that they are simply hypocrites!  The US always condemns Iran for aiding Hezbollah in Lebanon since they fight against Israel . For years and years the American s supported, funded and aided the so-called Mujaheddin in Afghanistan in their ridiculous war against the Soviet s, the very same people who majority of them turned later Taliban and similar. That support of Iran is wrong but support of the American s is or better to say, was fine because now Afghani

Too Good to Be True

There are a total of 14 positions that I have applied so far in the past month that I am out of my job. It's just the fact that there are not many jobs available and there are way too many applicants. Or perhaps I'm not very qualified or over-qualified or maybe the available jobs are filled within the companies and through family members and friend. The last one is a big yes.  So I applied for this job in British Columbia and today I was going to go out and my telephone rang. There was this guy who wanted to talk to me in regards to the position I had applied. It was not a bad conversation but to me it sounded a bit too good to be true, although nothing happened. What he said was that he would talk to his manager and they would probably get back to me for another interview. What surprises me a little bit is that the job had been applied probably less than 24 hours ago and unless they are desperately looking for a replacement, they wouldn't contacted me that fast. He al

Cargill's Nightmare

I worked for Cargill Meat Solutions for a little over 4 years and a half. That was my first job in Canada and the pay was not bad particularly because there was lots of overtime available at the time. I don't think it's as good. I remember because of the high market demand we worked 6 days a week for over 2 years and a half and other than that most of the time if I wanted to stay for over time it was possible. I should also add that I got seriously injured a few times due to the hardness of the jobs. I was treated by physicians and physiotherapist and eventually was fine.  My relationship with the supervisors and superintendents was not so good though. While I joked with many and laughed, they really didn't like many, the majority of them. They suspended many a few times and I remember one time I was suspended indefinitely! The union helped me a lot and although there were bastards who disliked me as well, they kept me on the job until I resigned myself. That was more t

Another Blow to Alberta's Devastated Economy

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The relationship between the US and Canada was not the best years ago back to 2002 and 2003 when The Liberals were in power and led by Jean Chretien . Canada did not participate in Iraq 's the US led collision attack. For that the US-Canada relationship was cold. Other factors were involved as well. When the Conservatives led by Harper came to the office, Canada become the best friend of the US all of a sudden, better than ever I would say. Israeli officials would often visit Ottawa , Iran 's embassy was shut down, all sorts of things that the US would appreciate was done by Canada. Nevertheless the big problem of transportation of Alberta 's crude to south, Gulf of Mexico , through Keystone has never been resolved despite the good relationship between the two countries. Obama believes that what is being said about creating jobs in the US and other aspects are not entirely true and the project does not have those many benefits that are said. Hilary Clint

Liberal's Rediculious and Stupid Show

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The Stupid Liberal Thoughtless Party of Canada started their ridiculous show right at the beginning by introducing a Sikh as Defense Minister !!!!! Appointing a Sikh , a person from a community that their ridiculous, selfish, gender bias culture is known around the world, obviously to the people who keep their eyes open, is a stupid gesture that this ridiculous Government has shown so far.  I remember the time I used to live in Surrey , British Columbia a town a good population of it are Punjabi Sikh s and see their odd behaviour in a country which is supposed not to give any preference to anyone of any race, colour or background. If you're in Surrey and you're not Sikh and go to businesses that are ran by Sikh s, don't expect any service! They show their animosity very clearly and simply ignore you. Slogans such as Sikh is Unique is seen in the back of vehicles without any shame or regret! A good portion of gang is British Columbia is from Sikh community. They

Shameless People

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Look at these disgusting pigs!! Apparently they are so happy that now their $150,000+ salaries are guarantied and they don't care about anything else! In the country that people lose their jobs on daily basis they shall be happy because they are settled at least for a few next years. All the expenses covered and regular deposits every two weeks. Shameless people! And shame on those idiots who were talking about change! Lets see how this change, if ever occurred, would affect them! Handing the country to a guy just because his father was once a Prime Minister a few decades ago makes sense! Just the same way that importing more than 25,000 Syrian will make sense soon!  I know some sensitive drunkard, weed smokers might like my criticism but hey that's me. if you don't fucking like it, you don't have to read it. Go to your local bar and drink yourself to death!  (Photo; This is selected from today's ceremony in Ottawa when the new Government sworn in. I d

Stupid Complaint by Stupid Person

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There this news yesterday that a waitress who works for Bier Market was unhappy with the uniform she had to wear and went public about it!!! This stupid low-life was probably is frustrated with something else and now is trying to vent off and get others attention so others say what a brave girl! If she has no talent and brain, at least she is brave and stands up for her rights! According to this moron the uniform is too short and sleeveless! One of the stupidest complaint that I've ever heard in Canada . In this country the majority of women use every possible opportunity to show their body! In summer sometimes you feel you should not go to public, crowded places! Girls mostly are in shorts and sleeveless T-shirts and flip-flops! Even in winter they mostly wear Yoga pants and similar outfits that shows their butts and thighs! Why all of a sudden a bar girl complains about her uniform?!  There's no doubt that the bar has this idea of attracting more customers but isn't

TSD and Others

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I did the TSD (Trait Self Descriptive) questionnaire of CAF today. It was an easy but interesting computer based type of test. I'm trying to reactivate my CAF application and that was the second step. A lady from the recruiting staff talked to me after that and indicated that my references were not good. At first I thought she meant that the references had not provided good feedback but then I learnt that they were not considered good references by CAF standards. They normally shall be from past instructors, supervisors, mentors, pastors and such people. I have to change them then. Then she mentioned that I would have to write an exam which to her it was hard and I would receive more forms to fill out. CAF and jobs such as that normally have a long process. All I have to do now is to wait while I'm applying for other positions. I think she said something such as I would have to write the examination for the job I have applied in March but I could be wrong because h

Mt. Ware

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I had a conversation with The Hope after we finished our easy hike of Bull Creek Hills to see whether he wants to do another hike before leaving the country for his trip to Down Under . He first said that he would like to do another one. Then he said he preferred to go bicycling and then he came back and said he would join me for another hike! I was going to say to him he should have made his mind but then I thought: What the hell! He brings the car. He drives and he's a good companion. So I don't care if he's moody! Our plan was to go to Mt. Ware first and then he said he would want to see whether there was anything else available! I gave him the chance to check the other local hikes and then he came back with this message that he would go to Mt. Ware ! So we set up everything for that! Gosh! It's just a pain in the butt to deal with someone who cannot make his or her mind up! I had The Lady as someone constantly changes her mind. Now this guy has been added t