Rogers Media outlets were marshalled to cover the controversy around the family of the company chair after Suzanne Rogers posted a statement about her shared photo with Donald Trump. She explained the moment was a fleeting one after dinner at Mar-a-Lago, even if it was enthusiastically captioned “A special way to end the night.”
The next posing of Sophie
Sophie Grégoire Trudeau’s online yoga classes became a little more newsworthy upon Liberal staffers sharing the invitation they received to participate, timed with her role in promoting Canadian Mental Health Week. A year ago, this involved her launching a podcast in association with We Charity, but nobody was expecting a sequel.
Canada approved the Pfizer jab for ages 12 to 15. Being the first country in the world to allow that demographic means vaccine brands will be further defined on generational lines, as those who lined up for AstraZeneca are suddenly advised they were better off waiting for another. The country also now has Mia Farrow calling on America to send up some of its extra vaccines.
The state of border politics
The ban on Canada–U.S. land crossings will possibly drag on until autumn, but Justin Trudeau offered more hope for international flights in summer through aligning a vaccine passport system with international allies. For now, the federal quarantine hotel system is contending with outbreaks, while Queen’s Park keeps arguing for blocking arrivals:
Terry DiMonte is signing off from CHOM-FM. The morning radio host in his native Montreal since 1984 announced May 28 will be his exit date. DiMonte took a detour to Calgary for a few years amidst ownership changes at CHOM. He explained that hopes of staying until this end of this year were scuttled by recent cutbacks at Bell Media.
Finally, daddy’s daycare dunk
Adonis Graham continues to be an Instagram asset for parents whose initial secrecy about his birth fuelled a major rap feud. Concurrent with his mother, Sophie Brussaux, having Adonis endorse her artwork, Drake has been showing their three-year-old son on the home basketball court, even if it’s possible the child is bored: