It's day two of athletics at the Pan Am Games, which means we all wonder how the triple jump works. In the news: the SIU finds no criminal wrongdoing in the Peel Jermaine Carby case, the TTC probably won't open early on Sundays after the Pan Am Games, and your unicorn chaser for the day.
It's supposed to be hot all week. Cool your brain by reading this morning's news: the Canadian women's basketball team takes Pan Am gold, Rob Ford's crack videographer will be sentenced for drug and gun-related offences, and the Island Airport tunnel is set to (finally) open.
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.
Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider are doing their thing again, and we should all be very scared because obviously the world will end soon. In the news: Cuban athletes defect to America, Tim Hortons employees defect to other jobs, and John Tory asks for a sign of the times.
The Ides of July is upon us, which means December's right around the corner. But first, news: the Toronto Wildlife Centre is scrambling to care for ducks hurt in a Mimico Creek oil spill, an interim report by the mayor's housing task force comes out today, and Underpass Park is complete.
It's To Kill A Mockingbird Sequel Day, now with a morally questionable Atticus Finch! In the news: Pan Am traffic might not be that bad, an ad campaign invokes anti-Irish messaging, and a waterfront announcement.
News this Monday morning: Ontario has a lot of work to do if it wants to meet its 2020 greenhouse gas emission reduction targets, the Financial Accountability Officer is meeting resistance trying to do his job, and a group of Brazilian cyclists ended up on the DVP.