Life in the incoherent state of emergency
Go outside, not too much, eat food
While he announced the province is being placed under a stay-at-home order, Doug Ford didn’t successfully articulate what that entails. But Ontario promises to explain the shape enforcement might take. The answered questions generally don’t sound much different from existing rules, beyond forcing non-essential retail to close at 8 p.m.
Scenes from the platform wars
The previous Conservative leader might be confused about a word, but MP Adam Vaughan has also been doing his part to bring a Twitter ratio to the Liberals. Meanwhile, the Toronto Star campaign against Big Tech uncovered how the federal government quadrupled its advertising on Google and Facebook in the past five years.
Justin Trudeau doesn’t want an election until all Canadians are vaccinated. Nonetheless, the PM acknowledged a minority government means the call is up to the opposition parties. The cabinet shuffle that came with Navdeep Bains claiming he wants to focus on being a dad means giving two ministers a different kind of spotlight.
No new streams for Samantha
The last time Kim Cattrall made the news was when 60 Minutes identified her as Justin Trudeau’s mother. But there’s no escaping the shadow of Sex and the City, whose reboot Cattrall turned down and only commented on by hitting like on this tweet:
Bradford How is found alive and streaming. The onetime MuchMusic VJ Search contest winner is co-anchoring Lit Entertainment News, a three-hour block of Hollywood celebrity headlines sourced from social media, transmitted in the U.S. via Peacock. How mostly did TV commercials after VH1 and movie theatre pre-shows.
Finally, a new average weekend
Kiwi Jr. is a Toronto band that recently signed a deal with Sub Pop Records, the sort of approbation that itself would’ve made headlines around 1993. The nostalgia for those days is accentuated in the band’s music video for “Waiting in Line,” shot on the streets of a relatively deserted pandemic Toronto, with shades of Kids in the Hall: