Dispatch from the Front Line: Vive les rues libres de Montreal!
Media and the Conservatives are fighting in the car again; more cash for journalism will fix it! And Montreal on the verge of revolt.
We'll start by wishing our readers a happy weekend, and pivot from that right to a brief comment on the war in the Middle East. Over the last few days, there has been a gradual release of some of the hostages seized from Israel during the Hamas attack. Israel is releasing prisoners in exchange, and a truce is — for now — holding. Some foreign nationals seized by Hamas have also been released. We don't have any real commentary here, beyond being delighted that these hostages are being let go. Line editor Gurney recently visited a makeshift vigil not far from his Toronto home where eight of the abducted children were named on a large "milk carton" exhibit. Of those eight, four are now home with their families (or what's left of their families). May the other four soon be home as well.
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