It glides as softly as a cloud. Amidst the continuing debate about what to do with Ontario Place, tourism and culture minister Michael Tibollo invoked a magic word: Monorail! But he also offered a cultural reference you wouldn’t hear from Doug Ford:

The TTC reprimanded a staffer who played Presto. Having approved a 10-cent fare hike, the transit board is also ready to hire 71 more fare inspectors. In response, the Amalgamated Transit Union has the story of an agent who collected cash from confused tennis fans streaming into the Presto-only entrance of Pioneer Village station, a tactic which got him suspended without pay for two days.

This week in federal campaign commercials. A pro-working-class video from Andrew Scheer makes the CPC sound like they might as well be the NDP. Meanwhile, as Maxime Bernier keeps making new friends, the People’s Party pursuit is getting intense:

“I misspoke. These comments do not accurately reflect my position on the issue.” John McCallum, Canada's ambassador to China, walked back remarks about a U.S. extradition request for Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou. The initial comments were made at a press conference in Markham, behind the backs of most Canadian media, with the notable exception of Chinese-language outlets.

Darryl Dahmer has come down from the chopper. Traffic updates from the sky became a staple of 680 CFTR when the top 40 radio station amped up in 1973, then continued when it became 680 News. One airborne reporter, Russ Holden, retired in 2017. The other fixture has just taken his final flight:

Molson muscles a makeover that marks Montreal. The clock on the former brewery building along the St. Lawrence River now appears on the labels of Canadian, Export and Dry, as the brand's Colorado-based owner continues streamlining the visual identity of Molson. But the graphic design industry critics aren’t kind in the comments here:

The new CBC ombudsman ruled that reporters shouldn’t say “touched her vagina” on the 6 p.m. news. Jack Nagler is the incoming adjudicator of standards, so he might eventually have things to say about terrible tweets. For now, he’s advising CBC News staff to include an advisory warning when describing lurid activities during the supper hour.

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