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Paul Bakhmut
Helping create a freer, more advanced and prosperous Alberta.
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Paul Bakhmut 1m
Every year, Sam Livingston Hatchery at rears over 1.5 million fish. That's more than there are people living in Calgary!
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Paul Bakhmut 13m
Automatic feeders. Not a rocket science but very impressive nonetheless. Efficiency. They don't make fish wait in lines to get food.
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Paul Bakhmut 25m
Hatchery tours are the best part of experience. The tour shows capitalist mass scale industrial production of fish. Beauty.
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Paul Bakhmut 37m
Calgary's Station is all about fish. Even the people on the elevator sign are packed like sardines.
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Paul Bakhmut 51m
It took me years to condition myself to feel comfortable using unprotected capitalist cloakrooms - and it still doesn't come naturally.
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Paul Bakhmut 56m
In the (post-)USSR, no one in their right mind would leave their stuff unprotected. This is considered common sense. Not in Canada.
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Paul Bakhmut 58m
In Soviet Russia, you would always have a garderobshitsa - a cloakroom attendant lady whose job is to zealously guard your belongings.
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Paul Bakhmut 1h
Take a moment to appreciate Canadian cloakrooms. Everyone just leaves their stuff - it won't get stolen. Because Canada.
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Paul Bakhmut 2h
Calgary's station beats the Inglewood bird sanctuary hands down. If you are choosing between the two, pick .
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Paul Bakhmut 2h
Not far from the Inglewood bird sanctuary, Calgary has Station. Upon arrival, I had no idea what to expect here.
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Paul Bakhmut 2h
Found a few old pics from . Note the absence of snow.
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Paul Bakhmut 7h
Calgary street drunkard puts a bottle of vodka on car. He thinks it's funny. In America, he'd be disciplined.
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Paul Bakhmut 8h
Advertising: you're doing it wrong.
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Paul Bakhmut 22h
Other cities that use U2: Edmonton, Frankfurt, San Diego, Mendoza.
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Paul Bakhmut 22h
Calgary's final U2 was commissioned over 32 years ago. German quality!
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Paul Bakhmut 22h
Old vs new: Calgary phases out U2 (not the band).
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Paul Bakhmut retweeted
The New York Times Apr 24
The police in Australia stopped a boy who had been on the road in the middle of nowhere, driving alone for 800 miles
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