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Nobody makes Canadian kids like Elon Musk
He’s helping the underpopulation crisis
Court documents revealed Elon Musk was the father of twins born to Neuralink executive Shivon Zilis, weeks before he welcomed a second child with Grimes last fall—which was also kept low-key. What all of Musk’s known kids have in common are Canadian mothers.
‘Kafkaesque’ used in a sentence
The unspecified financing allegations that disqualified Patrick Brown from the Conservative leadership race came from within his campaign, the party confirmed. Brown made the media rounds while his lawyers called the process “Kafkaesque.” The mayor of Brampton also has city councillors sounding the alarm about similar conduct in office.
Ottawa has no plans to get rid of ArriveCan. Despite the travel industry urging it to delete the app that checks vaccine certificates, the Public Health Agency of Canada is defending the value of its data. Meanwhile, a tracking site found the most delayed flights in the world involve Air Canada at Pearson Airport.
Toronto’s ongoing neon hangover
It’s been 15 years since a rallying cry to save the twin signs of Sam the Record Man led a remodelling to be mounted nearby a decade later. Yet the similarly promised preservation of Honest Ed’s is still pending. Gentrification is now coming for the last strip clubs standing, but a developer is alluding to preservation plans involving a Toronto sign museum:
“‘I hope you’re not going to make too much of this:’ Gerald Hannon recounts how his sex work got splashed all over international media.” The story that exploded with the Toronto Sun headline “Ryerson Prof: I’m a Hooker” is from Immoral, Indecent & Scurrilous, a posthumously published memoir from the journalist who died May 9 at age 77.
Finally, this key sprung a leak
The Weeknd is kicking off a stadium tour in his hometown of Toronto, where he could be joining the list of luminaries presented with a Key to the City. The source for this one was radio host Billie Holiday, who currently works at Grand 101 FM in Wellington, Ontario. She may or may not have been talking out of turn here: