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From Saks Fifth Avenue to a slaughterhouse
How to score activist photo ops
“Rob Ford Road” close to reality
An eclectic menu of street name choices relevant to Etobicoke, five of which are people— including retired Blue Jays broadcaster Jerry Howarth and late comics artist Darwyn Cooke—revives the debate over whether Rob Ford should be honoured with anything.
Ipsos is opting out of election polling aggregators. The trend of tracking multiple surveys to create a wider projection picture isn’t cool to pollster Darrell Bricker, who wants no part of commercialized modelling that draws from the work he does.
A news union takes a side
Finally, one drawn-out legacy
Richard Williams, the Toronto-born animator who supervised Who Framed Roger Rabbit, recently died at age 86. Tributes mention how Williams also spent over 30 years working on The Thief and the Cobbler, only to have the butchered feature released as a DVD prize in Canadian boxes of Kellogg’s Froot Loops: