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Chocolate milk and a cancelled cell phone
Silly season for chief Conservatives
“I truly do believe that chocolate milk saved my son’s life,” said Andrew Scheer—a remark that CBC News reported was “said in jest.” Nonetheless, the Conservative leader played to dairy farmers by hailing brown-cow juice in sync with Doug Ford, who loves the stuff.
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“Watching the Democrats reminds me of pee-wee hockey…” A now-deleted tweet from Eric Trump included a photo of an actual four-year-old, whose Ontario dad wanted the POTUS’s son to know that the pee-wee leagues are only for ages 11 and 12.
Cycling back to old silliness
Finally, not a hockey musical
Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and the Band will premiere at TIFF’s opening-night gala for 2019. The documentary marks the first time that a Canadian movie will fill that slot since 2010, when Score: A Hockey Musical inexplicably had the honour of kicking off TIFF: