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Extra, Extra: Negotiations Still Ongoing For Unions, Cauliflower Prices On The Rise Again, and Man Dies After Keg Mansion Fall

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Mayor John Tory  Photo by John Tavares from the Torontoist Flickr Pool

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  • Mayor John Tory told media he will “push hard” to reach an agreement with union leaders before the 12:01 a.m. strike deadline Friday. But, Tory added, “The city will not and cannot give in to demands for more money and make no adjustments to extremely generous benefit provisions.” If an agreement is not reached, about 5,400 CUPE Local 416 workers could legally strike or be locked out by the City tomorrow. Another 23,100 workers that belong to Local 79 could be in the same position the next day.
  • The saga continues: A Toronto Redditor posted proof of yet another cauliflower price hike, with a head of the veggie setting foodies back $2.98. It hasn’t quite reached the skyrocketed prices that dominated headlines in late January, but, as one commenter so seriously puts it, “there isn’t enough outrage about this.” No word yet on how cauliflower fan Gregory Brent feels about the situation.
  • Police confirmed the 23-year-old Mississauga man who fell through the skylight at the Keg Mansion earlier this week has died. The man was found in the lobby of the restaurant early Sunday morning. He is suspected to have broken into the building prior to his fall.

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