Planetarium to vomitorium — it’s the new 12:36
And, the trail of The Handmaid’s Tale
What U of T wants to be “a cultural and intellectual gateway between university and city” comes with a cost: the demolition of the McLaughlin Planetarium, which hosted its final laser rock show in 1995. A new building for stargazers is also in the works, several blocks away.
The previous theory about what would happen with this site surfaced in September 2014. Before that, a 40-storey condo counterpart to the ROM Crystal succumbed to protest in November 2005. The dome housed the Children’s Own Museum from 1998 to 2002.
Shots fired over fallout from SNC-Lavalin
Michael Wernick, Canada’s top bureaucrat, defended the federal Liberals against partisan mudslinging before the House of Commons justice committee, stoking fears about a “rising tide of incitements to violence.” Naturally, these comments spurred some reaction on social media, considering the powerful players who can’t quit Twitter.
Mac’s Milk’s cat mascot always kind of looked like a weed dealer. Alas, those convenience stores have (mostly) rebranded as Circle K. But the chain’s owner, Couche-Tard, is partnering with Tweed for the first cannabis store in London. Meanwhile, edibles that look like they belong in the candy section may remain illegal:
DoFo was born to be made into papier-mâché
Protests against uploading the subway to the province had a message that suited a particular retro t-shirt style. The other new TTC story: at least $64 million lost to fare evasion in 2018, of which about $3.4 million was due to malfunctioning Presto equipment.