Jays Fans in a League of Their Own, Material Boys and Girls Warned, Harper Don’t Preach
At Friday’s Jays-Yankees game, Alex Rodriguez got hit where it hurts when a pack of Jays fans—one who looks conspicuously like Seann William Scott—teased him with photos of Madonna. (Cynthia Rodriguez had just filed for divorce, her lawyer saying that she was “emotionally cheated” on by her husband with the singer.) Unfortunately, Rodriguez struck back by exploiting the Jay’s only weakness: getting many runs scored against them.
Toronto Public Health wants kids and teenagers to limit their use of cell phones, citing concerns about the unstudied effects on children of long-term cell use, including brain tumours, cancer, and being really cool and having lots of friends.
On its birthday, Stephen Harper called Quebec City “the most beautiful city of Canada, the most charming,” and now some Montrealers are jealous of the $500 million being pumped into the city by the federal government. It always hurts when politicians emotionally cheat on you.
Brooks Brothers, the United States clothing company as famous for its client list as its merchandise, is coming to Canada. The move gives the Globe the opportunity to sincerely use the word “haberdashery” in the first forty words of their article about it, so we imagine they’re quite delighted by the announcement.
A park near Morningside and Finch is being renamed Birunthan Park after Birunthan Muralitharan Nadarajah, an eleven-year-old boy who died in December 2006 trying to save the life of a friend who fell through the ice. The park was formerly named Wharnsby Park, presumably after either the Globe‘s sports writer, the dude who married Sarah Polley, or maybe this guy. We like Birunthan Park better.
Photo by Adrian Wyld, AP Photo/The Canadian Press.