Every weekday’s end, Extra, Extra collects just about everything you ought to care about or ought not miss.
- Metrolinx has a huge regional transit plan called The Big Move. It describes the agency’s goals for transit expansion in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area over the next quarter century, making it an unbelievably important document. Until recently, pretty much the only way to find out about it was to read a giant PDF file, but now there’s a slick new website that describes it all with simple language and illustrations. Granted, Metrolinx still has to tell us how they’re planning on coming up with the estimated $35 billion in additional funding needed to bring the whole thing to fruition. A report on that is due this summer.
- Tom Cheek, the “voice of the Toronto Blue Jays,” is the posthumous winner of the Baseball Hall of Fame’s 2013 Ford C. Frick award.
- So, if we understand this Star article correctly, a graduating high school student “produced a unique flash drive of some of his personal software” during a yearbook photo, and now the school is mad at him for some reason. Oh, it was his penis? His penis is what we’re talking about? Why exactly didn’t you say so?
- Writes a guy who voted for Rob Ford, but who now regrets it: “Could anyone be so wildly unfit? Yes. It turns out, yes.”