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THIS WEEK ON THE MERCER REPORT:

Rick learns to play broomball at the World Broomball Championships in Regina, SK; and visits with puppies, parrots, and tarantulas at the Toronto Christmas Pet Show in Mississauga, ON.

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Rick's Rant
 

Well here we are – the first week of December – and dare I say, it’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas. Not because of the sights or sounds of the season but because my Facebook feed is beginning to fill up with pictures of people’s Christmas trees. And boy there are some nice trees out there. I swear some people do a Google image search of “best tree ever” then they post it as their own. It’s times like this I’m convinced that Facebook and Instagram were invented to make people feel like they’re failing at their own lives or, at the very least, failing at the holidays.

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