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At Least Toronto Got Its Protection Money’s Worth

As the hardworking staff noted yesterday, Canada spent a billion dollars (a.k.a. a lot of loonies) on security at this past weekend’s Group of 8/Group of 20 hoedown. And it sure paid off. From Monday’s New York Times: Police in … Continue reading

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Loonie Canada

Sunday New York Times headline: Canadians Are Agog at the Security Bill: $12 Million Per Hour Lede: Few Canadians expected that hosting world leaders at back-to-back summit meetings here this weekend would be cheap or convenient. With downtown Toronto a … Continue reading

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