Toronto city hall is a great place for a chase

A comeback for Rob Ford era chaos

Board of health chair Joe Cressy fronted the Toronto city hall backlash against Ontario funding cuts that provincial health minister Christine Elliott denies will impact local programs or patients. That defence was delivered in person by Elliott’s staffer, Travis Kann, who walked away from the reporters trailing him around the rotunda.


Faith Goldy is fighting a citizen request to have her campaign finances audited. The Canadian Anti-Hate Network wants to learn more about who’s supporting Goldy’s efforts to promote white nationalism. Her recent run for mayor of Toronto is one place to start.


Have you seen the Burlington cheese wheel bandits?

Cops are on the lookout for this pair, who allegedly stuffed some Fortinos fromage into their bags, then left the store without paying:


If we’re concerned with sexual assault, removing someone’s license plate is not how to deal with it.” Debra Soh, who’s leveraged her psychology PhD for media stardom, testified in a Halifax court to try and help Lorne Grabher get his surname plates back.


Snake got hitched on the cheap

A three-day Degrassi Palooza convention, set for the Westin airport hotel in mid-June, is being loudly organized by early cast member Pat Mastroianni. More quietly, Degrassi lifer Stefan Brogren all but confirmed that Netflix cancelled the latest iteration of the series. And then he married a comedian, in a typically low-budget Canadian show-business style:


Finally, the newsletter will return on Monday, April 29. Back with lots more daily news burrito filling then, for a new season of 12:36.