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Google says it will soon offer cellular network plans—details are scant, but company reps say it won't pose a threat to traditional phone and Internet providers. But, really? If it means cheaper cell phone bills, Canadians are all for a few threats. In the news: the provincial and federal governments will not help pay for Union Station overruns, Kristyn Wong-Tam suggests that term limits would help improve diversity within city council, and the search for Toronto’s own Sugar Man.
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.
It is Thursday and news keeps coming. In light of that, here are some headlines that you might find interesting this morning: pieces of the Gardiner are falling, UofT law students are tackling unpaid law internships, a Newmarket building becomes a meme, and Tory MPP Rick Nicholls does not believe in evolution.
We interrupt your previously scheduled mysterious tunnel discussions to bring you these local headlines. In non-subterranean news: testing gets underway on Union Pearson Express trains, Chris Brown gets denied at the border, the Great Lakes get frozen, and Yorkdale gets evacuated because of a suspicious package.
The truth is stranger than fiction. That phrase should be a platitude, except that it is, well, true. Just take today’s mixed bag of news: a mysterious tunnel discovered near Rexall Centre, Toronto’s worst parking offenders, the woes of the Toronto Transit Commission, and a new job for Hazel McCallion.
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.