News today for you: a sex-ed ad blitz timed with the beginning of school, education workers without contracts vote to escalate job actions, and what it's like to live in a TCHC home that desperately needs repairing.
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Weekend news coming at you! A couple of end-of-summer street festivals, a strong opiate was stolen and may be reaching the streets soon, former PC leadership candidate Christine Elliott stepped down, and demands to end carding continue.
It's almost school! The seasons come and go, don't they? In the news: the Catholic school board is building a new school, Toronto South Detention Centre is facing another problem, and former school board chair Chris Spence is under fire for professional misconduct.
Are you ready for a heavy dose of Saturday news? Best to get it over with before you enjoy your day. The Catholic Children's Aid Society is embroiled in a strange legal battle with an angry father, the riding of Eglinton-Lawrence is one to watch, and mental health services in Peel are a work in progress.
Happy Friday! We've made it to the weekend, finally. In the news today: a man was arrested after impersonating a monk and aggressively soliciting donations, and people in the city have feelings about Uber.
It's a scorcher again, everyone. Hunker down in front of a fan, and don't let anyone give you that "at least it's not winter" business: complaining about the heat doesn't disqualify you from complaining about the cold when it comes. News today: the research on ward restructuring is underway, there are no statistics on black men being killed by Toronto police, and some are arguing the province should pay for certain air ambulance rides.
It's Caribana weekend, August long weekend, and "no longer so hot I want to stick my head in an ice bucket" weekend. Cause for celebration all around! In the news today: a profile on the group Black Lives Matter Toronto, a possible increase to TTC fares, and West Nile mosquitoes in Mississauga.
It's still hot as all get-out, so don't... get out... if you don't have to. And please blame the bad joke on the weather. In the news today: a Toronto bid on the 2024 Olympics seems increasingly likely, Eve Adams lost her Liberal nomination, and when Kanye West performed last night boring haters didn't destroy the city.
Some heavy news for this Saturday morning: police are trying to combat gun crime in the city with SWAT-style raids of families' homes, TCHC wants more power to kick out and ban people, and the city's homeless shelters are working overtime despite the warm weather.
Today's news: Toronto police won't say which recommendations they've implemented from a report on dealing with emotionally distressed people (without shooting them), more than five dozen cats were rescued from an apartment, and the city looks into making sports and athletics more inclusive for the LGBTQ community.
Take a second to appreciate the slightly less-hot weather, and then jump into the news: Honest Ed's celebrates an anniversary, an inquest might be possible in the case of a McDonald's shooting from five months ago, and microplastics are taking over the water.
It's going to be a scorcher out this weekend, kids. Play nice when your sister wants a turn in front of the fan. In the news this morning: condo and rental prices are still soaring (of course), the city's report on switching from LRT to subway in Scarborough was "not fulsome," and a class-action lawsuit launched in Ontario alleges the federal government is improperly caring for mentally ill inmates.
Let's just get through today and make it to the weekend, gang, what do you say. News today: the owner of Hakim Optical appears to have made a bad decision, Black Lives Matter Toronto took a stand at yesterday's police board meeting, and John Tory embarrassed all of us.