Baseball, movie reviews, and internet freedom
The romance of a summer afternoon at the ball park was sorely missing last year in Victoria. The Victoria Seals had vacated their home at the Royal Athletic Park. With them went the peanuts and cracker jacks. But the ballgame may be back. A new venture is in the works for a new baseball team in time for the 2013 summer season as part of the West Coast League based in Portland. Ken Wilson is the president of the West Coast League. He explains. Next Tom Hawthorn, freelance writer and baseball fan, discusses the game and venue in Victoria.
Katherine Monk reviews movies for CBC every week. She's also a national film writer for Postmedia news. She reviews "W-E," Madonna's new film about the relationship between Wallace Simpson and Kind Edward VIII and "In Darkness."
When Public Safety minister, Vic Toews, introduced the Protecting Children from Internet Predators Act he probably didn't expect this kind of reaction.Thousands of Canadians are voicing displeasure with Bill 30 with the help of Twitter and a healthy dose of humour. People are using the tag "Tell Vic Everything" to share the most banal details of their lives. For awhile it was the number two trending topic on Twitter world wide. Lindsey Pinto is with Open Media, a group that lobbies for internet freedom.
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