A Forum Research poll indicates that Rob Ford's approval ratings have hit an all-time low at 32 per cent. It looks like people really don't like it when your car gets impounded while you are in rehab. Sheesh. In the news: police look at new cost-cutting measures, it could cost a Torontonian $1 million to own a free coach house, and Toronto surgeons get set to perform the first Canadian hand transplant.
The City of Toronto has developed an app it hopes cyclists will use to tell the City exactly where they are. In a post-Snowden world, this may not be the best idea. Other news before the weekend: Ugandan gay activists have been denied visas to come to Toronto's World Pride conference, the provincial election race is tightening, some Ontario residents will have higher utility bills for some time, and a London teen claims their school's dress code is discriminatory.
Apparently the United States Army has commissioned a real-life Iron Man suit for its Special Operation Forces. It seems doubtful that the soothing sound of Jude Law’s voice will be incorporated into the design. In the news: Toronto is the fourth-best city for economic opportunity, the TTC investigates why a bus was left driverless on Eglinton Avenue, construction on the western portion of Queens Quay is still happening, and some rich Torontonians are looking at buying the Buffalo Bills.