It’s NXNE! In the news: Ford wants to have a garage sale, Woodbine puts down a horse, McGuinty puts down his seat in the legislature, council moves closer to ranked ballots and votes for permanent residents, and Pickering is getting an airport.
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Hey Wednesday, fancy meeting you here. In the news: Caribbean Carnival get’s parade fences; Premier Wynne tells everyone why Paul Godfrey was fired; Wynne wags her finger (without naming names *wink*); and Lake Ontario is not getting skinnier, yet.
It is World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day, so get out there and perform a large-scale humanitarian effort. In the news: Moving the gas plants was McGuinty’s idea, teacher out of classroom for posting adult sex-ed brochures, council decides to debate against the will of Ford, and the Scarborough Hospital is playing deep cuts on their recent tour.
Happy birthday, May. Another year older, but as sunshiny as you have ever been. In the news: school bus drivers not ready to strike, Ford not ready to take the casino vote to council, car insurance rates set to drop, and a public health report on getting your kids vaccinated.
The Leafs might not be in the playoffs yet, but at least the leaves look like are going to have a great season. In the news: Bixi’s going flat, a hotel by any other name, taxi companies promise to be jerks of a lesser degree, and an American protester in Toronto.
Today theme: “this ain’t over till it’s over, but some of it is pretty well over.” In the news: Ford promises to stop bike station at city hall; list of 2013 roadwork released; a judge is asked for a G20 probe; sleigh bells ring, are you listening?; and don’t bet on a downtown casino.
Today is the last really cold day of the year, we promise. In the news: Island Airport is more successful than ever, but still won’t pay what it owes; Gardiner repairs set to start west; Rob Ford can’t keep his Alpha-Ghetti down; and the Ontario Federation of Labour’s money (non-)issues.
Take one part threatened animal, one part other local food, two parts labour dispute, and mix. In the news: $10,000 in fines for serving a threatened turtle as soup, a Local Food Act for Ontario, Woodbine prepares to strike (it rich?), and elementary school kids get their extracurriculars back.
Today the sun will be at zenith over the equator and we all know what that means: winter is over! In the news: Minister of Transportation doesn’t like GO parking charges; double-file cycling gets legalized; too many butts in the city; “have my councillor home by 6 p.m., lobbyist”; and new predictions on just how beautiful spring will be.
Today we celebrate 232 years of knowing about Uranus. Yay. In the news: Recycling keeps getting garbaged, Luminato gets to talking, a construction worker died on the job, and Margaret Atwood has a new Twitter muse.
How is all that pothole repair going in the city? Aggravating? Haven’t noticed? In the news: TCDSB’s racing coach, Mammoliti’s family ties, Chow considering a mayoral run, a superjail without people to work in it, and teachers with no place to work.
What a lovely winter/spring day. We might just go have a picnic in the park. In the news: Ford asked to pray the zoning bylaw away, blood money potentially coming to Toronto, Ford is not going to ask you for money, no strollers in some doctor’s offices, and elephants just wanna have fun.
Is it still cold outside? Yeah, we thought so. In the news: No provincial election, yet; a new way to stop shark-fin sales; kids are desensitized to violence; condo evacuees stay evacuees; and more power infrastructure needed downtown.
We wish you all the best on this holiday weekend—both tonight on Singles’ Night (the Friday between Valentine’s Day and Family Day), and tomorrow on All Swingers’ Eve. In the news: bi-cycling bylaw, EMS staffing shortages, potential pay parking at GO stations, and high school teachers want a guarantee.
13/02/2013 isn’t quite a repeating date, but we love it all the same. In the news: disappearing dresses; people just wanna ride bikes; filling an executive seat; snow money, snow problems; and Leaside lined on the Crosstown LRT.