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What a killer’s unseal revealed
Documents made public in response to media requests have provided new angles on the Bruce McArthur story. The surrounding events had already inspired a CBC podcast, Uncover: The Village, which was praised by the New Yorker for transcending true crime.
“Cutting public health programs and daycare programs to find the extra money to pay the Beer Store to change their contract?” John Tory raised questions about the new Queen’s Park sensibility—and Doug Ford clapped right back. But now Toronto Public Health is considering advertisements to further express the municipal resistance to provincial cuts.
Andrew Scheer’s new charm defensive
Justin Trudeau thinks the Green by-election win is a victory for him. Liberals came in fourth in Nanaimo-Ladysmith, but the PM thinks that result vindicates his attention to climate issues. Paul Manly, who will be a B.C. MP alongside Elizabeth May, wanted to run for the NDP in 2015, but his candidacy was denied because of his position on Israel and Palestine.
Sherman book gets another chapter
Daniel Dale quit the Toronto Star. No further details were revealed in an internal memo—which was tweeted, but then deleted. The newspaper considered Dale’s statistical fact-checking of Donald Trump to be its template for how to develop lucrative reporters.