“Fiji Water Girl” is our first forgotten celebrity of the year. Toronto model Kelleth Cuthbert made a splash on the Golden Globe Awards red carpet with her tray of H2O of Canadian origin. But the social media glory that’s expected to flow after becoming an advertiser meme is more fleeting these days. Cuthbert wasn’t even the first to carry this water:

Jagmeet Singh is trying not to be our second forgotten celebrity of the year. The federal NDP leader is accusing Justin Trudeau of delaying the Burnaby South by-election, in which Singh will be running. it’s possibly a way for Singh to deflect attention from his own unpopularity. Either way, he expects to lead the NDP into the general election.

Kim Campbell is enjoying her important new counter-diplomatic role.He really IS a motherf**ker!” tweeted Canada’s 19th prime minister, in reference to talk about Donald Trump from new Michigan congresswoman Rashida Tlaib. Campbell curiously deleted her initial profane sentiment, even though she continues to revel in the fallout:

The war against Doug Ford will be fought on the concrete fields of Ontario Place. The appointment of premier pal James Ginou to the board of the largely derelict water park has cranked up concerns over the land possibly being turned over to a casino operator. But redevelopment rumblings overlook the fact that some of the site was recently renovated.

Malcolm Gladwell asks, “Is marijuana as safe as we think?” Curiosity about concerns raised during Canadian Senate hearings motivated Gladwell to return to exploring weed for the New Yorker. He's now being accused of acting like his typically contrarian self, but Gladwell is left wondering why there’s such resistance to simply posing questions:

Giraffe Condos site will end up with something tall there, someday. The abandoned project at Dundas West and Bloor left behind an abandoned sales centre, clad in mottled yellow and brown. But the corner changing ownership in the past year foreshadowed these inevitable new drawings:

Jazz.FM91 faces an emergency meeting. A group named Save Jazz.FM, armed with the station's donor list after some legal wrangling, now wants to overthrow the board of directors. Concurrently, some ex-staffers unveiled Jazzcast, with funding from Marie Slaight—who denied prior reports that she was secretly bidding to gain control of JazzFM.

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