A new 12:36 starts with something about Butts
Gerald Butts quit the Prime Minister’s Office. Yet the principal secretary to Justin Trudeau says it wasn’t about SNC-Lavalin or the drama around Jody Wilson-Raybould. Possibly, it was just an intended leave of absence so that Butts can work on the October election.
The escalating fight over Sidewalk
Calls for scrapping the Google-affiliated Toronto redevelopment project are getting louder amidst the revelation that Alphabet is actually seeking 350 acres along with a cut of the development fees and taxes.
“The Great Stork Derby” never gets old
Stephanie Foo revisits the story of the baby-making contest that Charles Vance Millar proposed in his will, leading up to a family reunion of descendants of Grace Bagnato—the woman who prolifically participated in the derby, yet walked away with nothing. The rest of us can drink Stork Derby Stout.
No Name® beer may be worth a buck
Leave it to clickbait site Narcity to give the discount beer a disappointed appraisal. A few YouTube reviews were more in the spirit of what to expect from a six-pack that the LCBO fleetingly peddled for $6.60: