Neil (nt) wrote,

Canada charges a "tax" on CD-R sales. I think it is currently $0.21 a disc, which goes directly to the recording industry. The government is planning to increase that to $0.60 a disc, so a few friends and I have decided to stock up. We've placed a big order for 300 CD-Rs each from a supplier in the States. I think 300 discs should hold me for a while.

It is finally starting to feel like spring here. I went for a walk by the river over my lunch hour, bought a hot dog and managed to avoid getting run over by any of the cyclists and inline skaters.

I'm looking forward to my vacation. The plan was to head for south-eastern Alberta, but now I'm considering the Okanagan area of B.C. instead. Decisions, decisions.

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    I drove around town today and was shocked at the number of trees that had been damaged by the heavy snowfall earlier in the week. It's too early in…

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