A curious scene of bone-picking
What led two men to presumably use working chainsaws to bloody one another near Toronto’s Cherry Beach remains unclear, but police confirmed they were arrested at the scene. One video posted to Facebook provided a frightening glimpse at the scene, and another showed officers approaching before handcuffing suspects.
The bucks are restarting here
Returning to Canada has meant a role for Mark Carney in saving Canada from a deep recession, although going from Bank of England governor to Liberal MP doesn’t seem certain. Nonetheless, the former central banker of Canada resurfaced as speculation swirls around whether Bill Morneau is about to be shuffled out.
Hydroxychloroquine endorsements led to complaints about a doctor in Toronto. Kulvinder Kaur Gill had her COVID-19 treatment advice removed by Twitter on the grounds of spreading misinformation, but she intends to strike back at critics. Gill’s view that a coronavirus vaccine isn’t necessary led to her being widely derided.
A lowering of higher supply
While winners of the Ontario cannabis storefront lottery are increasingly selling independent licences to larger corporate concerns, the Hunny Pot, the first to open in Toronto, intends to continue expanding on its own. But another previously announced celebrity endorsement deal for weed has ended up on the backburner at this time:
Canada’s biggest Chinese-language newspaper turned down advertising critical of Hong Kong’s new security law. Sing Tao, which remains half-owned by Torstar, rejected two versions of a statement for which 40 pro-democracy activists wanted to spend $3,000. A modified version was printed by broadsheet rival Ming Pao.
Finally, the city of no illusions
Sahlen Field is ready to go as the temporary home of the Toronto Blue Jays, with the logo of Rich’s, the company run by the owner of the Buffalo Bisons, alongside logos of Canadian advertisers in the vacant stands—which hopefully will also include a Home Plate Lady among cutout fans. Now, all they have to hope for is that the Miami Marlins have no more COVID-19 to carry north: