A half-mast conundrum awaits 11/11
Currently filling its share of columns
Raising federal flags in Ottawa has become a big cause for the National Post, and now the Conservative leader has joined those calling for them to be raised adjacent to Remembrance Day in order to effectively mark November 11. A growing consensus is calling for a different symbol to acknowledge what happened at residential schools.
The new Jack Chick tracts
Halloween handouts promoting membership in an anti-vaxxer group sent CTV News knocking on the door of a downtown Toronto man who “absolutely does not feel bad” about dropping the postcards in bags—even if he wouldn’t be on camera. Doug Ford’s daughter Krista, on the other hand, is promoting poppies over masks this month.
These billboards are on notice
Busting illegal signs once seemed like a hot hipster pursuit in downtown Toronto. The enthusiasm for it seemed to deplete as street furniture advertising became the norm—and folks got smartphones to stare at. But because questions were never answered about the legality of billboards at Bathurst and Davenport, it was time to take action:
The verdict on Rogers Communications will be handed down Friday afternoon. B.C. Supreme Court judge Shelley Fitzpatrick set a time to announce the decision on the family boardroom brawl. In their Vancouver court date, lawyers representing both sides made arguments referring to laws in the province where Rogers is incorporated.
Finally, no apology for this party
Paulina Gretzky kicked off 2013 as the subject of a Rogers Media attempt to sell her celebrity. She soon met Dustin Johnson and pivoted into parenthood while eventually resetting her Instagram pursuit of micro-fame. But a picture from a Mar-a-Lago party was posted by her to that same account. One of these people isn’t wearing a costume: