If your name happens to be
Justin Trudeau, Justin Bieber, or
would be thrilled to take your picture
have a selfie with you.
For those less popular,
like the Environment Minister on an official trip to
there is always a photographer for hire
– $6,600 for two weeks –
to be paid in full
by the same everyday Canadians.
(Editor’s note: poet Shai Ben-Shalom, an Israeli-born biologist, examines current events in the Blacklock’s tradition each and every Sunday)