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 airport tunnel day! Happy airport tunnel day! In the news: police are investigating a small shower of concrete chunks at Yonge-Dundas Square, the Billy Bishop airport tunnel finally (finally!) opens, and Jilly's gets stripped.
It could be the hottest day of the year out there, so make sure to have lots of freezies and popsicles. In the news: Jermaine Carby's toxicology report, the McNicoll bus garage goes ahead, and Batman has car trouble.
We're sweating, and it's not the because of athletic exertion. Today's headlines: changes before the Parapan Am Games, a Black Lives Matter Toronto protest shuts down part of Allen Road, and the Supreme Court gets another Conservative-appointed judge.
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.
Happy Little Thursday! In the news: the global spotlight is on Scarborough sprinter Andre De Grasse, who took gold in yesterday's 100m race. Also, a man in California has replicated the Guvernment nightclub, and aerial drones remind us Toronto is A-Okay.