St. Patrick’s sequel is actually happening
A mayoral meme gets proclaimed
“St. Patrick’s Day 2” was a promise Toronto’s mayor made for a hypothetical “nice spring day” in 2020, once the work of flattening the curve was out of the way. John Tory ended up taking 24 months to fulfill his vow, only the sequel event arrives just three days later.
Doug Ford’s extra mask action
Honda’s plant in Alliston, Ontario, provided the latest photo opportunity involving Doug Ford and Justin Trudeau, who announced funding for manufacturing upgrades. It was there they promised a cheaper child care deal is coming soon. Ontario’s premier has also promised to keep his mask on for some extra days at work.
Huawei says that Jean Charest’s work with them was mainly focused on 5G networks. Questions surrounded the Conservative leadership candidate’s role with the company, which confirmed he provided “limited assistance” in the case of Meng Wanzhou. Huawei is currently opening retail spaces within locations of Canada Computers.
Disney’s volunteer promo army
The second attempt to review Turning Red on CinemaBlend drew none of the attention of the first try, which was unpublished after unfavourable reaction to describing its appeal as narrow. But it still fed a week’s worth of discourse about Pixar’s trip to Toronto:
Mike Myers is putting on new faces at Netflix. The Pentaverate, a six-episode series, available for binging on 5/5, finds him playing five new characters in the wake of Dr. Evil and Wayne Campbell having their stock likely exasperated by Super Bowl commercials.
Finally, a head crush in Texas
The Kids in the Hall: Comedy Punks documentary received a premiere in Austin, Texas, ahead of an Amazon Prime availability to accompany an eight-episode series shot last year in Toronto. With the screening came a Q&A session with all five members at South by Southwest, which staged a symbolic return: