The federal Conservative leadership run legacies. Kellie Leitch announced that she'll be returning to work as an orthopedic pediatric surgeon—while Kevin O’Leary will hold a party to pay off his campaign debt at Casa Loma in April. His shilling of Shark Tank investments makes you wonder what it'd be like if he was leading the Tories right now:

“Deliverology” includes freezing the supermailbox switch. The federal Liberals are making good on their plan to preserve door-to-door Canada Post delivery—but only where it still exists. Deepak Chopra, the post office CEO whose popularity-deprived term ends soon, can be found in the Globe and Mail delivering thoughts on how the retail apocalypse will provide new opportunities.

“The notion to me that the way you deal with this is to put an ad in the newspaper showing people laughing while blood is splattered behind them is beyond comprehension.” Mayor John Tory lashed back at a Toronto Police Association campaign that shows him guffawing alongside chief Mark Saunders and board chair Andrew Pringle. TPA president Mike McCormack stuck to his guns, but Tory suggested the association find better things to do with money:

Men love to argue about how much criticism Kathleen Wynne can cope with. Misogyny, sexism clearly a major factor in Wynne’s ultralow ratings,” wrote Bob Hepburn, one week after his prior Toronto Star column, “Is Wynne so unpopular because she’s a woman?” From this spawned a piece by Martin Patriquin at iPolitics: “Calling Wynne a victim of sexism is patronizing—and wrong.” And now Steve Paikin steps in to wonder why the premier’s town halls can’t be as civilized as his own show on TVO.

Surtitles™ name still comes with a cost. NPR’s Weekend Edition aired a piece about the 35th anniversary of when the Canadian Opera Company's late artistic director, Lotfi Mansouri, first used an English translation slideshow above a performance of the German-language Elektra. The idea quickly caught on, and the process became widely known as “supertitles.” Opera purists originally lambasted the practice as a “plague from Canada.” Even so, the COC was quick to register its specific branding:

Brave New Waves archaeology sounds in tune with its lost time. Bandcamp has been a source for sessions recorded for the CBC's eclectic Montreal-based overnight show that launched in 1984—and ended in 2007 as CBC Radio 2 opted for an overnight playlist better suited to a Second Cup. But the story of unearthing the recordings reveals the fact that the Brave New Waves audio archive was incomplete at the CBC, adding to the mystique surrounding the fact that any of it ever happened:

Sherman family private eyes bring international ink. The independent investigation into the deaths of Barry and Honey Sherman may not turn up anything that police will agree with, but it has, at least, given the case another round of worldwide attention. The Shermans' most famous beneficiary, Frank D’Angelo, was even quoted by the Associated Press.

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