Sunday, March 13, 2005

The Fruit Machine

This is an odd tidbit I came across in my wanderings. Apparently the Canadian government took some interesting, if not perverse, measures to discover homosexuals in various forms of government service. The "Fruit Machine" was intended for the task. You don't see that in the travel brochure anymore.

For more information on the colorful history of Canada, see: What About Freud? Canada's New Cold War History, a review of the book: Love, Hate, and Fear in Canada's Cold War. Richard Cavell, ed. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2004. ISBN 0-8020-8500-8.

And I thought the Diefenbunker was nifty.

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