Three million copies of this week’s issue of Charlie Hebdo will be printed in 16 languages, according to a lawyer for the publication. This far exceeds the usual 60,000 copies of its typical weekly print run, and is a stronger memorial than any local rally. In the news: new delivery zones in the downtown core, a record number of condo rentals in 2014, TDSB trustees vote on their director’s salary, and where to buy Charlie Hebdo in Toronto.
Did your picks win last night at the Golden Globes? Or do you not watch shameless parades of wealth and celebrity? If you don't, this news might be more up your alley: the Eglinton Crosstown LRT is already impacting real estate, Toronto actor Stephan James discusses his role in Selma, and Canadian resident Khaled Al-Qazzaz has been released from Egyptian prison.
Is it still cold out? Let's just stay inside until Monday morning and then check. In the news: John Tory laments the poor treatment of the mentally ill, Bill Cosby performed in Hamilton last night, and microfibers are the new microbeads—and that's not good.
On Wednesday, Bill Cosby drew a standing ovation from the crowd that had paid nearly $100 to see him in London. He'll perform again tonight in Hamilton. In the news: Global TV's Leslie Roberts is suspended indefinitely, consent will soon be a part of Ontario sex ed, and Jian Ghomeshi faced three new charges today.
Je suis Charlie. In the news: A Toronto vigil for the victims of the Charlie Hebdo terrorist attack, hope for interim funding to create a 24-hour drop-in for homeless women, the possible sale of the passenger terminal at Billy Bishop, and an increase in impaired driving charges during this year’s RIDE campaign.
So long, Randy Carlyle, it has been a slice. In the news: Bill Blair suspends carding, the public works and infrastructure committee discusses the future of garbage privatization, Air Canada might bid adieu to Billy Bishop Airport, and the Liberty Village Express is back.
Congratulations to Canada’s junior men’s hockey team, who beat Russia to win gold at the World Junior Hockey Championship last night. In all likelihood, Vladmir Putin is thoroughly unimpressed. In the news: A Toronto illustrator brings attention to the stories of missing and murdered aboriginal women, Stephen Harper and Kathleen Wynne finally have a meeting, and two CBC executives are put on indefinite leave related to the Jian Ghomeshi sex scandal.
On this day in 1895, French captain Alfred Dreyfus was stripped of his rank after being convicted of treason. The Dreyfus Affair was a sad chapter in French history and almost tore the Third Republic apart. In today's (2015) news: a ticketing and towing blitz begins to enforce a no-tolerance rule on illegal parking, the implementation of a province-wide computer system in Children's Aid Societies may take years longer than expected, a model says her face was used to advertise skin-lightening procedures without her consent, and the Pan Am velodrome hosts its first test event.
Happy birthday, deceased pianist and comedian Victor Borge! We miss you. In the news today: residents take a Scarborough housing co-op to the Human Rights Tribunal, the victim of Wednesday's police shooting is identified, city wards may soon change, and the homicide rate in 2014 was identical to that of 2013.