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Norm Wilner

Senior film writer for @nowtoronto, host of @semcast, genial stage presence, involuntary political commentator. He/him. IG norm.wilner

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Joined on 15 May, 2010

http://www.wilnervision.com

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Replying to @bitterasiandude: The casts of @KimsConvenience & @FreshOffABC are celebrating #AsianHeritageMonth with LIVESTREAMED TABLEREADS of our p…

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Quoted @nordstarcap

(1/9) Today, NordStar Capital is pleased to announce it has entered into an arrangement agreement with Torstar Corporation to acquire its portfolio of news media businesses, including the @TorontoStar. Further information can be found at

Well, then.

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Quoted @bowker_john

During the pandemic, the Ford govt has quietly issued several Minister’s Zoning Orders on behalf of well-connected developers & PC donors, paving over farmland & destroying wetlands without public notice or consultation. Scoop by @jeffreybgray #onpoli

Replying to @MrIanMacIntyre: And there it is. While Doug was on TV with his crocodile tears over the seniors deaths his own cuts contributed to, her…

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And there it is. While Doug was on TV with his crocodile tears over the seniors deaths his own cuts contributed to, here’s what he was actually working hard on.

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Quoted @dianafrancesvan

Holy crapballz. I won my first ever #CanadianScreenAwards for Best Writing: Animation. Big congrats to the entire team for also winning Best Animated Series and to @BrentButt for winning Best Voice: Animation. Here's my #CdnScreenAwardWinner speech, courtesy of my muse:

Honestly, all acceptance speeches should be delivered this way from now on.

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Quoted @TIFF_NET

Tonight, legendary Cree and Métis actor/activist @TantooC will join @Cameron_TIFF for a live Q&A about #TIFF18 film FALLS AROUND HER. #TIFFAtHome #CravexTIFF

Starts in fifteen minutes! This will be good!

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And have no illusions, Twitter will never take action against Trump, for the same reason it never takes action against Nazis and anti-vaxxers and 5G truthers.

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Quoted @JonathanTurley

CNN just covered Twitter's correct refusal to delete the tweets. No discussion of the free speech implications. Donie O'Sullivan just said it is about Twitter appeasing the President and Brian Stelter agreed this is only about appeasement. Not free speech.

Trump is free to tweet whatever he likes; Twitter is equally free to lock his account for violating the terms and conditions he agreed to when he set it up. Funny how that never comes up in these conversations.

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Replying to @jean_yoon: If you want to know why for-profit Long Term Care homes became a death trap for so many of our beloved elders here in Canada…

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Quoted @edgarwright

Haunted by someone else’s past, but we’ll see you in the future... It’s true, #LastNightInSoho is not quite finished yet due to Covid 19. But, I'm excited for you all to experience it, at a big screen near you, on April 23, 2021. @LastNightInSoho @FocusFeatures @universaluk

I will wait as long as I have to, but GOD DAMMIT

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Quoted @atrupar

Trump muses about using insulin just for fun

Remember how Reagan's people started keeping him away from cameras towards the end because they didn't want to risk damaging America's image?

Trump doesn't.

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If you missed it yesterday, catch up to @_sadafahsan's excellent @nowtoronto explainer on handling takeout and delivery food:

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Quoted @nowtoronto

On this episode of NOW What, @hotdocs programming director @shanestar discusses the festival's pivot to streaming and what it means for the future. Hosted by @normwilner. Listen at .

Look at this! A teaser for a podcast! Isn't technology something?

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Quoted @janetsomerville

It’s my birthday & I’m hoping some of you might order my #Gellhorn book either as a treat for yourself or a gift for a friend from a favourite bookshop.

If you do, please DM a receipt & your snail mail address & I’ll write you a letter about her. #May26

Janet is a lovely person and her book is very good. So maybe think about doing this.

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Quoted @CBCAlerts

Canadian Armed Forces members working in Ontario long-term care facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic report 'extremely troubling' incidents, PM says. Justin Trudeau calls the report 'deeply disturbing' and says Ontario will release it later today.

This is fucking horrific, and absolutely no one in the Ontario government will be held to account for it.

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Replying to @SEMcast: Oi! DREAMLAND director Bruce McDonald is here to talk about the mean motor scooters of QUADROPHENIA, and how The Who's kitchen…

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Quoted @pressprogress

Over 90% of corporate directors at Canada’s biggest for-profit nursing homes have no real medical qualifications.

Despite holding life-and-death decision-making power, their boards are largely dominated by real estate developers.

#cdnpoli #onpoli #canlab

If you want to know why for-profit Long Term Care homes became a death trap for so many of our beloved elders here in Canada...

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Replying to @jessehawken: “When you’re a star, they let you do it”

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Quoted @brianstelter

Twitter statement re: Trump's tweets about Lori Klausutis: "We are deeply sorry about the pain these statements… are causing the family." Changes are in the works to "expand existing product features and policies so we can more effectively address things like this going forward"

“When you’re a star, they let you do it”

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UPDATE: You can listen right on the @nowtoronto site, too!

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In today's episode of NOW WHAT, @shanestar tells me about the decision to take #HotDocs2020 online -- and what that might mean for future editions of the festival. Available wherever you get your podcasts, and also right here:

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Oi! DREAMLAND director Bruce McDonald is here to talk about the mean motor scooters of QUADROPHENIA, and how The Who's kitchen-sink midnight movie put him on the path to creating his own cinema. Give it a listen:

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Quoted @joe_cressy

A Heat Warning has been issued for today and Wednesday. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City has updated our Heat Relief Strategy to make sure people can get heat relief in a safe and accessible way.

Toronto health thread.

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The casts of @KimsConvenience & @FreshOffABC are celebrating #AsianHeritageMonth with LIVESTREAMED TABLEREADS of our pilot episodes followed by an exclusive Q & A to raise funds for Asian American/Canadian arts orgs @reelasian @ewplayers@vcmedia!

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Hello, new followers. I also have a podcast. Perhaps you'd like to listen to it?

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