It's here! The weekend! Hurrah! In the news: Metrolinx will launch public consultations this fall to examine ways to ease overcrowding on the Yonge subway line, Captain John's future may be in the court's hands, formally unionized restaurants have labour issues, and more on the maple bacon jam disaster.
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Thursday is almost Friday, so it's pretty A-okay in our books. Today: The food truck pilot program hits a roadblock; City data reveals hundreds of discarded syringes in Toronto parks and other public and private places; a case study in waste diversion; this year's outrageous eats at the CNE; and a predictable job loss.
Happy Blackout 10-year anniversary! What will you be doing to celebrate? Perhaps telling your 9-year-old the story of her conception? In today's news: Police Chief Bill Blair meets with the Yatim family; Doug Ford continues on in his role as official unofficial spokesperson for the mayor; Ottawa (or, at least one Ottawanian) wants a Mayor Ford to call their (his) own; coyotes get some positive PR; York Regional Police have a little fun on Twitter; and a York University prof creates a unique archive.
Now that you've had a little snooze, we'll let you in on a bit of news (boom! Poem): David Price makes a homophobic remark, Jose Canseco provides the mayor with some helpful and succinct advice, Lake Ontario once again proves a difficult swim, a new contender for Liberal nomination, and Toronto Police may soon pay more attention to dooring.
Before donning your rainbowed best, don't forget to peruse the news. Today: threats made against Pride, premier; Metrolinx delivers an ultimatum to the City; tensions between two city councillors escalate; the City receives a rash of FOI requests; elevator workers head back to work; and, since it's a weekend in Toronto, there will be road closures.
Saturday! Saturday! Sat-ur-day! Bring out your inner Elton John and sing along! If that's not your bag, maybe some news? Today: Two of the men in the notorious Mayor Ford photo among those charged in Thursday's gang sweep, Mayor Ford talks about "trust," Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion not guilty of conflict of interest, Pixels for Pistols deadline extended, and private garbage collection may be resulting in fewer complaints.
Isn't June grand? Who doesn't love that crisp, autumn air? Today: Mayor Ford’s former campaign manager said to be pushing the mayor to enter rehab, more on the Ford-Basso relationship, charges have been laid in last year's Radiohead stage collapse, sick day perks for police, and another weekend subway closure.
Do you like weekends? Do you like news? Then you've come to the right place. Nicely done. Today: the end of another drama-filled week at City Hall, the likelihood of Gawker purchasing the alleged crack-smoking video may be even lower, a rally calling for the mayor to resign, getting to know David Price, an update on the Darwin the Monkey trail, and a warning about Sunday road closures.
If you're feeling pretty good about the fact that you don't have to go to the office for three days, think about how happy a certain elected official must be about that. Hurray for holidays! In the news: More from the Star on how they got a piece of this week's biggest story, Rob Ford's proposed solution to dealing with illegal drug users, the end of Magnetgate, a music video debut, and a big day at Marineland.
We have something very original to say. Happy Star Wars Day! May the 4th be with you! If anyone else uses that today, just remember, you heard it here first. Also, the news: Don't bet on a $100-million casino hosting fee just yet, a new coalition opposing jets at Billy Bishop has taken off, Mayor Rob Ford may soon become an artist's muse, marathon runners to pay their respects to their Boston brethren, and subway disruptions (but what else is new?).