Justin Trudeau spent about 2 hours at his Sackville town hall last night, his first in a series of cross-country town halls for 2018. Justin answered a variety of questions from the large crowd in attendance from treatments for ALS, reconciliation, pot legalization, and our national autism strategy.
A New York Times event featuring James Franco has been canceled after the actor was accused of sexual misconduct. Allegations against Franco surfaced on Twitter by at least two women after he won a Golden Globe for Best Actor on Sunday. Franco denied the accusations on Stephen Colbert last night, saying the stories are not accurate.
Could Oprah Winfrey really run for president in 2020? Oprah’s bestie, Gayle King, said Winfrey is “intrigued by the idea,” but isn’t “actually considering” it at this point. If she does run, however, Trump thinks he can take her; he told reporters “Yeah, I’ll beat Oprah. Oprah would be a lot of fun.” He also said he doesn’t think she’ll actually run. Meanwhile, Oprah herself has stayed mum on the rumors, which gathered considerable steam after Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards.
Hugh Grant is going to be a dad for the fifth time. Page Six reports that the actor and his girlfriend are expecting their third child together – and the baby’s coming soon, too! The couple are already parents to two children;Grant also shares two kids with an ex.
Credit Union wanted to test the honesty of Atlantic Canadians over the holiday season, so they hid 12 wallets around our four provinces to see if the people who found them would turn them in. The wallets all had a credit union debit card, about $100 cash and contact info in them; nine of the 12 wallets were turned in – with nothing missing. The good Samaritans were allowed to keep the cash and credit unions made a donation to a charity of their choice.
And that’s your Fast Five!