Six federal leaders shouting at each other

Five moderators were outnumbered

Next level shade” thrown by Jagmeet Singh was key to the impression that the NDP won the English-language debate. The debaters battled to bring on the zingers, like Andrew Scheer telling Justin Trudeau that he should consider a run for Ontario Liberal leader.


The new normal of nonsense

Rebel News and True North won their fights to cover the debate, after convincing a federal judge that they aren’t advocates—which allowed their own reporters to ask about it. But Bloc Québécois leader Yves-Francois Blanchet wouldn’t answer Rebel.


Joe Warmington watched the debate with Renata Ford at the Asian Buffet. Maxime Bernier had Rob Ford’s widow to thank for getting him to that stage. Renata’s run for the People’s Party in Etobicoke also generated benevolent coverage from Metro Morning.


Dope is probed by Pat Foran

As legal weed nears its first anniversary, CTV’s consumer reporter confirmed that you can’t get a refund from the Ontario Cannabis Store if you didn’t enjoy the side effects:


Alex Trebek is weighing his exit from television. The host of Jeopardy said that his hosting skills have “started to diminish” amidst cancer treatments. Trebek’s chat with Lisa LaFlamme on W5 coincided with a $2.1 million donation to University of Ottawa.


The crypto recovery mission

The bankruptcy proceedings for QuadrigaCX, whose CEO, Gerald Cotten, died last year with its passwords, are getting a small fraction of funds returned to users through his estate:


Matthew Wong dead at 35. The landscape painter from Edmonton claimed that his initial inspiration came from reading the Facebook posts of New York art critic Jerry Saltz.


Syrian café shut after backlash

Soufi’s, the Toronto eatery that apologized after a member of its refugee owner family participated in the Antifa protest of Maxime Bernier in Hamilton, cites “hate messages & death threats” as its reason to close:

October 8, 2019

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