The greatest Zellers bargain of all time
No surrender on the trademark yet
The website for Zellers Plaza Inc. highlights what the Moniz family of La Trinité-des-Monts, Quebec, aspires to do with the retail name and logo whose trademark they snapped up after Hudson’s Bay Company let it lapse. But now HBC is suing to grab it back from alleged trolling tactics. Zeddy the Bear is surely weeping, wherever he’s gone now.
Zooming into the Paris Call
A virtual visit to the Paris Peace Forum found Justin Trudeau citing “disinformation on vaccines to online extremism” as a reason to advance the call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace. But in Canada, the proposed online harms bill found YouTube calling for a more measured approach in deciding what kind of monitoring should become law.
“I want to take the necessary time to better prepare my presentation and make sure that it contains more French.” SNC-Lavalin president and CEO Ian Edwards came clean about bereft linguistics in light of the firestorm faced by Air Canada chief Michael Rousseau. The controversy could also loom over selecting the next boss of CN Rail.
A certain style of wedding
The marriage of Winnipeg director Guy Maddin and cinematic blogger Kim Morgan was exposed in a 2010 tweet by Roger Ebert, despite them wanting it to stay secret. Their marriage lasted four years and included some professional collaboration. After that, Morgan co-wrote a Toronto film production adjacent to a new low-key betrothal:
Steve Goof of Bunchofuckingoofs was evicted from his longtime residence in Kensington Market. A fundraising effort explains that the Toronto punk legend was sent packing from the commercial property that he called home. The legacy of the BFG’s and “Fort Goof” became the stuff of documentary films and an entire book.