Happy Monday! Here's some news to get you out of bed this morning: York University might be on the road to ending its strike, new homeless shelters are planned for the city (kind of), and Earth Hour was less well-observed than usual.
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On this beautiful weekend morning, here is some not-so-beautiful news: new guidelines for the police carding policy are not winning over critics, Toronto's housing market is still outrageously expensive, and John Tory ran the most expensive mayoral campaign in the city's history.
Apparently the strip club industry is on a slow but steady decline in Canada due to falling demand. There's a hot topic for Monday morning water-cooler talk! In the news today: a Toronto resident on disability is facing eviction because of bungled government payments, Parkdale tenants are fighting dramatic rent increases, and city council may decide to give public housing renters more say in where they live.
In the news on this first day of spring: more than 500,000 Ontario tax forms have to be shredded due to a printing error, the TTC wants another company to oversee the remainder of the Spadina subway extension, and U of T grad students vote on a possible end to their strike.
In the news this morning the TTC driver who struck and killed Amaria Diljohn has turned himself in, Toronto police may have reached a deal on a new contract, and a woman's home was destroyed in a community housing building with faulty fire-fighting equipment.
Alanis Morissette was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame at the Junos last night. What did you do? Watch old TV shows? In the news: a senior OPPA official has been fired, protests against Bill C-51 drew crowds, and Naomi Klein won't cross the U of T picket line.
The Raptors pulled out of a four-game losing streak with a win against the Miami Heat last night. Aren't sports great? In the news this morning: RCMP allegations regarding the OPP, a sizeable minority of Canadians think there are too many nonwhite immigrants, and a BuzzFeed office in Toronto.
It's a real spring weekend. In the news: protesters disrupted a meeting on the new sex-ed curriculum, measles is no longer in Ontario, and say hello (soon, we hope) to beer and wine in grocery stores.
What did you do yesterday to celebrate International Women's Day and the women in your life? Did you think about how awesome women are? In the news this morning: traffic and daylight saving time are connected, train derailments in Ontario call safety into question, and the York strike might be over very soon.
It's almost spring! Are we excited yet? In the news: a woman found a different name on her prescription drugs, a new sexual-violence policy in Ontario, and delays on subway construction are irking John Tory.
It's a new month, and it's nearly spring, and also it's Monday. Two out of three isn't bad, though. In the news this near-spring morning: labour action at U of T, a likely strike at York, and doctors who hide malpractice by way of backroom deals.
In the news this fine February morning: astronaut Chris Hadfield's uniform was found in a thrift store, Toronto is Canada's least equal city, and the SIU won't release the name of a man shot by police last week.
Yesterday was a nice day on the internet: some llamas made a break for it and we all argued about a dress. Hopefully today is a nice light pre-weekend day for everyone as well. In the news: TTC CEO Andy Byford cares about transit, city councillors look at funding rinks, and craft beer stores may be coming to Ontario.
The family of Elijah Marsh, the little boy who died after leaving his apartment last week, says the support they've received since is "more than anyone can imagine." Elsewhere in the news this morning: a baby was born at Pearson Airport, Massey Hall renovations begin today, an auditor general's report shines a harsh light on the TTC, and Toronto confirms its 10th case of measles.
Will it ever be warm again? Will the sun ever shine through and warm our cold hearts? Stay tuned to find out. In the news: the city saved $100 million less than it thought by using "efficiency experts," a call for better regulation of third-party training companies, and the TDSB is still under scrutiny.