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Can’t fight the seething about the election
But the next five weeks have arrived
Attacking the election call with Willy Wonka cringe content led some Conservative MPs to question the taste of their own social media squad even before the writ was dropped. The opposition tried again by highlighting Liberal hypocrisy of Team Trudeau claiming no plans to push a vote.
Babies can only be air-kissed
“We are having a baby!!!!” was what Jagmeet Singh and his wife, Gurkiran Kaur Sidhu, had to offer just before the election call. But now comes the test of how close he can get to power after the NDP got to hold its balance. Green leader Annamie Paul is also going for gains, but plans to confine her own campaigning to try and win Toronto Centre.
Hamilton’s turn at a toppled statue of John A. Macdonald. Since the city voted against removing it from Gore Park, four attendees of an Indigenous Unity rally tried to do it themselves, and now police are seeking four suspects. Meanwhile in Toronto, the Egerton Ryerson statue is gone for good, but a school rebrand is still being pondered.
Canada’s platform war chest
Rumble gained a new user in Donald Trump, a few months after the Toronto-based video platform sued Google for favouring YouTube in search results. The view counts are set to increase now that Tulsi Gabbard and Glenn Greenwald are among those Rumble is paying out of its latest funding round, stoking the articles that bring on rebuttals:
R. Murray Schafer dead at 88. The composer who popularized the term “soundscape” to define the noises we live amongst also coined “schizophonia” to describe the splitting of an original sound and its electroacoustic reproduction. Schafer explored these ideas in works performed across Canada. His birth date, July 18, was also proclaimed World Listening Day.
Finally, much ado about MCU
Simu Liu became known as outspoken after the plug was pulled on Kim’s Convenience. The actor similarly took to Twitter to clap back at Disney CEO Bob Chapek calling a 45-day theatrical exclusivity for Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings an ”interesting experiment.” Selling seats for the Asian-led Marvel movie is now Liu’s mission: