Toronto’s ultimate rock is a boulder on Bloor
It survived way longer than Kinko’s
How this rock got there is something of a mystery, but an educated guess is that it travelled to the Annex from Georgian Bay around 14,000 years ago, and could’ve been frozen inside an iceberg that settled at the bottom of Lake Iroquois before it melted.
A picnic against hanging glass
The cannabis company that fired its CEO for illegal growing. Health Canada’s probe of unlicensed cultivation at CannTrust has led to the termination of Peter Aceto, who was seen as bringing the company legitimacy when he took the job after running Tangerine Bank.
A post-Trudeau running game
Jody Wilson-Raybould is readying a book, Where I Stand, to be published as she runs for re-election as an independent MP. Her ex-Liberal colleague, Jane Philpott, opened a campaign office with branding aimed at transcending the concept of a party leader:
Your whole life has consisted of watching Toronto bid for the Olympics. After failing to get the Olympic Games of 1996, the city made the shortlist for 2008 and gave real contemplation to 2024—whose social media focus has now changed to @TO2032Bid.
Finally, a new local throat in D.C.
Edward Keenan is the next U.S. correspondent for the Toronto Star, replacing Daniel Dale, who took his fact-checking act to CNN. While the memo about Dale’s exit was leaked on Twitter, the job shift for Keenan was all his to explain: