Schukov: West Island elephant-in-the-room politics
Schukov: West Island elephant-in-the-room politicsIf I had my druthers’, I would write only humour, but I keep it at arm’s length for good reason: I am not funny (if I am to believe trolls and my wife.) On the flip side, the topic I least want to write about is the can of worms that is Quebec language law politics. But the satire is too tempting.
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Old people swapping bodies with young people. Of course, the plot device was just restricted to the 1980s. Nor did it only appear in movies. Let's see if you can remember the titles of these body-swap stories!
Beatles drummer Ringo Starr owned a 1966 model of what car?
Race car designer John Cooper developed thisof the Mini in 1961.
Roger Moore drove this car in the 1960s TV series The Saint.
The coupe was designed by Pelle Pettersson, who would later turn his attention to yachts.
Saab's first four-stroke engine was offered in this model.
Theon the market and in competitions led to the discontinuation of the original two-stroke.
Enzo Ferrari called it “the most beautiful car in the world” when it launched at the 1961 Geneva Motor Show.
These days, an E-type in good condition costs around.
It’s the best-selling car model of all time.
Volkswagen Type 2
The Beetle received its first major redesign in 1998,.
This rear-engined economy car was an immediate hit after launching at the 1955 Paris Motor Show.
More than two million Dauphines were sold over the vehicle’s 11-year lifespan.
It was one of the first volume production cars equipped with front disc brakes.
The TR3’s windows sported side curtains; roll-up windows didn’t arrive until the TR4.
This was BMC’s official rally car until the Mini took its place.
Austin Healey 3000
Austin Healey Sprite
Austin Healey 100
Austin Healey 100-6
Thecame not from Austin, but from the Morris engineering design shop.
This car’s gullwing doors were unlike anything on the market when it was introduced in 1954.
Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
Mercedes-Benz 230 SL
The 212-horsepower direct-injection engine also made the 230 SL the fastest production car of its day.
This was one of the last general-use rear-engined cars to be developed.
These inexpensive family cars also did well on the rally circuit.
This car’s designer, Claus Luthe, went on to have an illustrious career with BMW and Audi.
NSU RO 80
NSU Sport Prinz
NSU first made sewing machines when it was founded in 1873.
The original model of this car had three wheels and a single-cylinder motorcycle engine.
BMW New Class
More than 150,000 Isettas sold between 1955 and 1962.
This was the first car to fully apply Volvo’s safety engineering expertise.
A full set of seat belts was standard, with the front seats including shoulder belts.
Though under 10 feet long, this Dante Giacosa classic could still carry four passengers.
Fiat celebrated theof the 500 with an exhibit at New York’s Museum of Modern Art.
This is the car that Ferris and his friends drove and inadvertently wrecked in the movie Ferris Bueller's Day Off.
Ferrari Tipo 815
A 1963recently sold at auction for $70 million.
This fibreglass-bodied, wedge-shaped Lotus went into production in 1974.
Just 2,500 Elites, give or take, were sold over the eight years the car was produced.
This car was first launched in 1963 as the Giulia Sprint GT.
Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider
Alfa Romeo GTV
Alfa Romeo GT Junior
Alfa Romeo Montreal
The GTV’swas a rarity when it first appeared.
Unveiled at the Paris Salon in 1948, this car went on to be produced for another 42 years.
2CV stands for “deux chevaux,” meaning “two horses.”
This iconic sports car was introduced to the public in 1963 and went through seven incarnations until 2012.
All Porsche 911s have been manufactured in Porsche's factory in Stuttgart, Germany.
Enzo Ferrari drove a metallic-grey model of this car to work between 1966 and 1968.
Peugeot soldbetween 1960 and 1975.
Man facing multiple sexual assault charges tells court complainants are lying .
A former club promoter accused of multiple counts of sexual assault says each of the complainants are either mistaken or lying , Edmonton court heard Monday. As Crown prosecutor Mark Huyser-Wierenga continued to cross-examine Matthew McKnight over his memory of events that happened between 2010 and 2016, McKnight doubled down that each of the 13 complainants in the case are lying about their sexual encounters. McKnight is facing 12 counts of sexual assault and one count of sexual assault causing bodily harm against 13 women while working as a promoter for several night clubs in the city.