Nearly two months after the city’s annual parade celebrating LGBTQ communities, Pride Toronto has organized a town hall meeting to discuss its future. In particular, the meeting will discuss the role of the Toronto Police in the Pride parade, after former Pride Toronto executive director Mathieu Chantelois signed a set of demands—including a call to ban Toronto Police floats from the parade—from grassroots activism group Black Lives Matter at the celebration this year.
— Raphael Dumas (@DumasRaphael) August 30, 2016
At 6:30 this morning, Toronto Police alerted the public that a car crashed into a TTC bus at Finch and Warden, in Scarborough. One man died on scene, and at least two others in the car have been injured in the crash. Though an investigation is still ongoing, police say it appears the car drove into the back of the bus.
It’s not an unusual scene in Toronto, and media reports on the incident should have been straightforward. But transit enthusiasts on Twitter noticed something peculiar about the media’s handling of the story: in most reports, publications were assigning agency to the TTC bus.
In Front Page Challenge, Torontoist analyzes the best and worst of Toronto’s major dailies.
This week’s Front Page Challenge is another competitive one, with most of the city’s newspapers clearly in the hunt to be considered the winner, each taking different approaches to summarizing the world and capturing this week’s championship.