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    Re:Why Do You Think They Call It Canadian Bacon ?
    by Anonymous on Monday December 13 2004, @05:23PM (#14562)
    Firstly, as has been reported, I am Canadian.
    I presently live in Ottawa, and I grew up and was educated in central Canada, and I obtained my first undergrad degree in political science before I joined the royal Canadian mounted police, where I served on the Montreal drug squad and later as an investigator in western Canada.
    I went into government service in the late 1980s and completed a second undergraduate degree in human justice.
    After working for several years with a provincial ombudsman in Canada, my wife and I went to east TIMOR as part of the United Nations staff.
    And that's where I had my first experience with ICANN as my wife attended the Melbourne conference in her capacity as the head of the east TIMOR IT unit, along with a colleague.
    I got to hear all the stories and see the pictures.
    On our return to Canada, I was appointed as the senior advisor to the commissioner of a small federal agency that concerned itself with consumer protection.
    And in that role, I helped to implement a new set of reforms to federal banking law designed to improve the balance of power between consumers and OLIGARCHIC financial institutions.
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    Re:Why Do You Think They Call It Canadian Bacon ?
    by Anonymous on Tuesday December 14 2004, @04:15AM (#14569)
    There will be TWO new ICANN offices, one in
    Ottawa and the other in Hull. One is on the
    English side of the river and the other is on
    the French side of the river. You can walk
    across the bridge from one to the other.

    The budget will have to be double, $20,000,000
    per year for EACH location.

    The word "budget" is the same in English and French. It is Le Budget because it is male gender.
    La ICANN is female gender.

    The word double is also the same in English and French.

    With $20,000,000 each office should be able to
    support 20 people. Each person gets their own
    Mercedes or BMW, Canadians do not make cars.
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