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These are the times of Elon and Grimes
And this month isn’t over yet
The richest person in the world supporting Canadian truckers carried more weight than Russell Brand or Rob Schneider boosting the convoy. The trucks are rolling into Ottawa and MPs have been warned about security risks. Erin O’Toole plans to meet the aggrieved, who continue to attract dubious enthusiasts.
Wasp woman flies freedom flag
The biggest star born in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, gave a shout-out to the Freedom Convoy in her Instagram post about attending a comparable Defeat the Mandates rally in Washington, D.C. Evangeline Lilly was an early resister of pandemic measures before she filmed Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania.
Ontario cinemas will be allowed to sell popcorn at the restart. Previously, the restriction on eating at movies and sporting events with 50% capacity was being held for three further weeks. The adjustments fall in line with the province’s chief medical officer stating that February will be the month to finally start to “learn to live with COVID-19.”
Kevin Tibbles has retired as a Chicago-based reporter for NBC. He went stateside in 1995—initially via the U.K. bureau—after 15 years with the CBC. Also in news about TV news: a death announcement for Fraser Kelly, 87, a journalist turned consultant who anchored for CBC Toronto following stints with CFTO and the Toronto Telegram.
Finally, metallic manga music
Grimes recently posted herself with a baby bump which may or may not be real, and Elon Musk may or may not have played some part. But she continues to reactivate a music career, with an upcoming EP titled Fairies Cum First. The initial track didn’t get beyond gossip fodder. This one has something to do with supernatural death angels inspired by anime: