It’s really hot outside! One of the best ways to tell if it is really hot outside is to check on any elephants who live near you. If it’s too hot for them, it’s too hot for you.
Madonna House, a Catholic organization whose founder won the Order of Canada, is returning their medal in protest of Henry Morgentaler’s appointment to the Order. One of the House’s directors told the Globe that: “We value this….It has been a family treasure. And on a human level, it’s with sorrow that we have to give it back. However….We’re trying to live according to our consciences and our consciences won’t let us keep it.” Ah, so they’re putting the medal up for adoption. Always a difficult choice.
The TTC won’t be free any time soon, says Adam Giambrone. Stay tuned for Torontoist’s interview with Giambrone later today, in which we will ask him whether the TTC will build its new streetcars out of candy canes and puppy kisses.
The Toronto-East York Community Council has recommended banning cars from turning left on College between Dovercourt and Lansdowne, and on Queen from Dovercourt to Gladstone. The turns would be banned eastbound from 7 to 10 a.m. and westbound from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., so that the candy cane and puppy kiss rides could travel unimpeded.
From The Star today: crime crime crime crime crime crime. Hope you like feeling disheartened!
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