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Patrick Brown has arrived for the After Times
It’s what we lived for before 2020
Twenty-three years after this photo was snapped of Patrick Brown, he’s reportedly forged a pact with Jean Charest so that one of or them might win the Conservative leadership over frontrunner Pierre Poilievre. Meanwhile, as for the odd disclaimer on the infamous 2018 story, CTV News said no money changed hands in settling Brown’s defamation lawsuit.
Your tax dollars are working hard
Taxpayer-funded CBC News reporter Travis Dhanraj earned an online pile-on for wondering why Canada’s top politicians were in Germany rather than working in Ottawa. But distance provided irony of Justin Trudeau saying it’s good to talk to people who think differently, weeks after taking the opposite stand.
Torstar’s former chief executive will now run Arterra Wines. John Boynton was tapped in 2017 to try and turn around the Toronto Star, and hung around for a little bit under new ownership. In other Toronto media news, Bell Media television HQ is due to temporarily leave 299 Queen West in late 2024 or early 2025, while crews are building the Ontario Line.
X Æ A-Xii now has a baby sister
Questions about whether Grimes was expecting again last year, rather than simply perpetuating the project of having given birth in May 2020 to X Æ A-Xii Musk, have been answered via the cover of Vanity Fair. Exa Dark Sideræl was actually born via surrogate. And, despite their past claims of breaking up, she and Elon remain sufficiently together:
President Donald Trump welcomed the Nelk Boys to Mar-a-Lago. A week ago, the primarily Canadian crew’s Full Send podcast made headlines for getting Jamie Foxx to tell a story of getting dumped in Wasaga Beach. Trump talking about the Ukraine and his love of show tunes falls in line with the kind of anti-woke content that draws millions of views.
Finally, his first real six string
Adams/Vallance credits will be honoured at a September return to live inductions of the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. And the “Summer of ’69” lyrics Jim Vallance co-wrote have finally been confirmed by Bryan Adams as a numerical gag rather than autobiography. So, here it is being played in the summer of ’85: