Sunday, February 7, 2010

Rather like your genial Uncle Harry from Mississauga (Edmonton Journal pokes fun at The Globe)

"Toronto's Globe and Mail newspaper clearly means well when it pulls on the pith helmet and hits the road for the provinces. But sometimes, one wonders if its editors could save themselves some blushing by dropping that rather grand billing of their publication as " Canada's National Newspaper". Last weekend, for example, thebig news here in Canada's sixth-largest city was the opening of our refurbishedart gallery -- on Saturday, in fact. The Globe caught up to the event Tuesday with a report datelined in Vancouver that seemed to take for granted readers knew the Art Gallery of Alberta was in Edmonton, and not the home of the Stampede. Now, in these troubled and economically challenged times . . "

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