Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not miss.
- A Toronto man has just auctioned off a roll of what are supposedly the very last Canadian pennies ever distributed. According to CTV, he bought the tube of 50 coins from the Royal Canadian Mint for an already-exorbitant $10. On eBay, it sold for $6,600.
- The Toronto Star is outsourcing more of its newsroom. One day, every newspaper will have exactly two employees: one to wrangle the freelancers and one to answer complaints about the paywall.
- Spacing‘s John Lorinc has reimagined Rob Ford’s mayoralty as a Shakespearian tragicomedy. Its dramatis personae include “Douglas, Earl of Etobicoke,” “Two Commoners, both named Adam,” and “Mammo, Court Jester.”