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Didn't this happen last year?

UPDATE: Bob Jonkman kindly agreed to record upcoming all-candidates meetings on the Fair Vote Canada website: http://www.fairvote.ca/en/WaterlooRegion#All-Candidates_Debates . You can refer others to that page for update info; I will not be updating this page.

So in addition to getting arrested and charged for theft under $5000 today (sigh. No I didn't do it, and I am unarrested now), I discovered that the Record had its Kitchener-Waterloo debate yesterday. And guess where they held it? That's right! RIM Park -- a (partially lit?) jaunty 1km walk from the closest bus stop.

What's different from last year is that the Record has not bothered posting any of its all-candidates meetings to its website. Thanks for the community service!

Here are the debates I know about, all gathered from Green party websites, because only the Greens (and NDP for one debate) seem to care about publicizing debates on their websites. (Feel free to correct me if you want. I looked for an hour and couldn't find anything as of tonight.)

Kitchener-Waterloo:

From http://www.votecathy.ca/content/upcoming-all-candidates-debates


  • Mon Sept 29, 7pm, WLU Social Work campus, 120 Duke St E.


  • Thurs October 2nd, 2-5pm, St. John's Kitchen, 97 Victoria St. North (sponsored by the Social Planning Council)




Kitchener-Consestoga:

From http://www.freewebs.com/kitchener-conestogagreens/events.htm


  • Tues Sept 30, 6:30pm, St. Agatha Community Centre, 1793 Erb St W


  • Thurs Oct 9, 7:00pm, New Hamburg Community Centre (Sponsored by the New Hamburg Board of Trade)




I know there are more forthcoming -- the Record has two more, and the universities usually schedule something. If you want, feel free to add a comment and I will try to keep a page (maybe not this one?) updated.

Also, three of these websites are kind of the same:



Good branding or the sign of an iron fist? You decide!

Thus ends my election coverage, unless I decide to embarrass myself further by writing more garbage.

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I may end up having to put in the work to look respectable, but I am reluctant to do so. For one thing, it is probably good for me to get arrested once in a while, because it helps me understand what many of the people I work with go through regularly.

Secondly, I have already made some significant changes in my habits for respectability, and I have come to believe that I will never look orthodox without a huge amount of effort I am not at this point willing to give.

Thirdly, the changes that would be required have impacts on purely practical matters, like wearing a backpack. Do I ditch my unorthodox backpack to look respectable?

Fourthly, I like my beard, dammit. Among other things, I look too much like my father when I am clean shaven or close to it.
Well, those do sound like good points. I should have realized you'd already thought about this a fair deal. And like most people I can relate to not wanting to resemble one's parents.

Currently, my unkempt hair, perpetual backpack, and thrift store clothes make people assume I'm a university student, but that's not nearly as tiresome as what you describe so I really have no motivation to alter my appearance further.