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Jordan Peterson is competing with the vaccine
Waiting for all of these jabs to land
Publication of Beyond Order: 12 More Rules for Life was announced via YouTube by Jordan Peterson in his recuperating state: the book will be released March 2, into a different world than the first volume. JBP’s daughter, Mikhaila Peterson, has persisted with her own content, which recently involved talking to Matthew McConaughey.
Hard not to think about this
Hudson’s Bay kept its flagship store open at the Toronto Eaton Centre despite Ontario law appearing to forbid it. Claiming that the basement food selection made it essential only lasted one day. (HBC is also fighting eviction elsewhere in the city.) Pushback on Toronto’s lockdown has shifted to Adamson Barbecue’s ambition to serve diners inside.
“I do not believe in changing a dance partner in the middle of a dance, especially when he’s a great dancer.” Doug Ford stuck up for Ontario’s chief medical officer, David Williams, postponing his retirement. The province also tapped retired general Rick Hillier to lead its vaccine team, as Ottawa urged patience regarding the rollout.
Behind this blow to Trudeau
A flashback to a pre-coronavirus time was provided by Russian pranksters with a clip of their January phone call to Justin Trudeau while pretending to be Greta Thunberg expressing concern over the Ukrainian plane shot down in Iraq. But the PM caught on around the time fake Greta asks to meet with Terrance and Philip from South Park:
David Hemblen dead at 79. A cast member in several of the movies directed by Atom Egoyan, along with over 100 other Canadian credits, he was most widely heard as the voice of Magneto in X-Men: The Animated Series. Hemblen was a Toronto stage actor prior to playing a time-travelling salesman in 1975’s The Adventures of Timothy Pilgrim.
Finally, eight nights earlier now
Love, Lights, Hanukkah! was one of many Hallmark Channel Countdown to Christmas movies shot this year in Canada. But it’s the only one with a Jewish theme: the main character swings that way after testing her DNA. While originally scheduled to premiere after the holiday it acknowledges, Hallmark corrected this potential affront to card sales: