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Stop fighting over the office thermostat and start fighting over the news! There's a new Scarborough transit poll, a Chinese restaurant chain appears to be a very bad employer, and rooming-house battles rage on.
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 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.
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.