Grouchy views beyond the 401
Sugar sweetened beverages may join the Liberal hit list. Some MPs want to add a soda tax to the election campaign. The concept led to fewer sugary drink purchases in Philadelphia, although pop sales in neighbouring municipalities strangely shot up.
Who wants to rescue the news?
Doug Ford called off retroactive municipal funding cuts. A resistance movement led by John Tory pushed the Ontario PCs to decide that cuts will be focused on the future instead.
Throwing off stones at CAMH
Retrontario is getting a newsletter. Ed Conroy’s pop culture preservation, based in Toronto, will now have an email dispatch, shipped later on Monday afternoons. (It’s the first of four new newsletters that 12:36 is suggesting that you subscribe to this week.)
Finally, on the timeline with J.D.
John Roberts, the MuchMusic VJ turned Fox News correspondent, had back-to-back tweets showing the difference that 40 years can make—or maybe it’s not much of a difference at all: