Liberal MP apologizes for saying that the PM just wanted a justice minister who could speak French. Anthony Housefather walked back his comments about the initial cabinet shuffling of Jody Wilson-Raybould. Meanwhile, a fellow Ross-from-Friends lookalike is in trouble in England. Housefather doesn’t mind the comparison:

“The comments made about Jody Wilson-Raybould are simply unacceptable and have no place in our political discourse.” Justin Trudeau’s press secretary, Matt Pascuzzo, belatedly condemned the generally sexist descriptions of the “Jody-centric” MP, which were attributed to Liberal insiders anonymously quoted by Canadian Press.

Doug Ford thinks that Lisa MacLeod is an “absolute all-star.” Which followed the Ontario Association for Behaviour Analysts revealing that the social services minister told them that it’d be “four long years” if they didn’t back her autism program:

Sidewalk Toronto will happily collect taxes to build its own transit. An update from project head Dan Doctoroff tries to soothe a Toronto Star scoop about wider visions for Quayside. Sidewalk has also hired former councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon.

Unifor boss knows that “Every Breath You Take” is about stalking. Jerry Dias cited the song’s lyrics to explain his close attention to General Motors’ proposed plant closure in Oshawa. Sting showed up with The Last Ship to send solidarity down the welll:

Rolling Stones ticket sale revives suspicion of “drip pricing.” Forty years after playing in Oshawa, the Stones summer concert at Burl’s Creek naturally spurred pre-sale demand. But then one buyer caught some cost inflation before his very eyes:

Mike Wilner is the first Blue Jays play-by-play announcer born and raised in Toronto. This factoid comes from Sportsnet, which confirmed Wilner’s full-time move to the radio booth. His retired predecessor, Jerry Howarth, has a memoir in March.

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