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How's it going? You seem great. Some news for you: Mayor Rob Ford's director of logistics and operations, David Price, gets in trouble—again—for refusing to identify himself while committing an indiscretion, plans for the revitalization of Ontario Place are partially revealed, the provincial government plans to investigate financial management practices at the TDSB, and the Attorney General weighs in on why Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair has been vague about whether the mayor is under criminal investigation.
Good morning, and welcome to the first day of the rest of your lives! Just kidding, that's a horrible thing to say. In the news: Former Ontario Progressive Conservative leader John Tory might take another stab at the Toronto mayoral race; the Ontario government will announce today its plans for revitalizing Ontario Place; Mayor Rob Ford's director of logistics and operations David Price supposedly used to call the mayor's radio show on the reg'; and central Toronto and Mississauga-Halton area folks like to drink a bunch.
Yesterday, the province announced plans to close most of Ontario Place while figuring out how best to revamp the property. What remains to be seen is how much input Toronto will have into the outcome.
Ontario Place is about to meet its future: the provincial government announced this morning that most facilities would be shut down, in anticipation of a major redevelopment of the site in time for Canada's sesquicentennial in 2017.