Michael Chong is taking a stand against the Bernier Bros. “It’s time to get serious,” says the Conservative leadership hopeful, last seen entangled in a bizarre and still largely unexplained column by Leah McLaren. In his statement, Chong, disdainful of the current state of right-wing discourse, cites an incident involving a different Globe and Mail writer:

“Policy makers must remember that it is the interplay between the demand for and supply of listings that influences price growth.” Toronto Real Estate Board president Larry Cerqua offered this response to the revelation that local home prices increased 33.2 per cent in one year. Meanwhile, the federal government boasting about an $11-billion housing boost is debunked as smoke and mirrors.

Uber finds some fresh salvation in Innisfil. The idea of using public funding to pay for private rides isn’t new news. But it bubbled up further on the heels of a New York Times piece about the psychological tricks Uber uses to keep drivers on the road. Mayor John Tory, in the midst of trying to get the downtown relief line and a “Union Station West” going, won't take a stand against the idea of turning the TTC’s job over to Silicon Valley:

Dionne quintuplets house is still moving—just not quite as far away from where it was built. Following an impassioned appeal from the two surviving 83-year-old sisters, North Bay voted in favour of retaining the tiny log structure, with plans to transport it to a new park on the shores of Lake Nippising, rather than farther afield. Whether the house will be revived as a museum remains to be seen (it was closed for lack of interest), but the drama revived interest in the original exploitation.

Red Chamber is deliberating what to do with Don Meredith. The censured senator put on a contrite face while shuffling in to meet five of his peers behind closed doors. Meredith's new lawyer believes other politicians should refrain from comment until everything is cleared up. That may get tricker now that a wider picture has been revealed:

Marcia Brady is Frank D’Angelo’s new muse. The sixth annual feature film from the apple juice auteur has finished shooting and will premiere this summer in Italy. The Neighborhood (sic) is the story of a small-time group of hoodlums who finally meet their mafia match in midlife. The movie star wattage is slightly below that of the last couple D’Angelo epics, but he scored Brady Bunch legend Maureen McCormick, whose previous biggest screen role was 1979’s teen-star-studded Skatetown, U.S.A.

Whatever Happened to Pizza at McDonald’s? podcast mystery solved. Brian Thompson, who spent 35 episodes investigating the disappeared pies, resolved the search by eating one in Pomeroy, Ohio. But—like the guys who drove from London, Ontario to another surviving McD’s pizza merchant in Spencer, West Virginia—Thompson conflates the 1990s Canadian crispy cornmeal crust with the American iteration. For a sequel to his series, Thompson is pondering a trip to Vancouver to see the “McBarge” originally constructed for Expo 86.

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