News Roundup: Energy, Budgets and More Liberals
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News Roundup: Energy, Budgets and More Liberals

David Suzuki gives the Ontario government big ups on its new energy plan. The plan will buy energy from sustainable sources at a premium, hopefully acting as a catalyst to these energy sources in the province.
The tractors are still circling Queen’s Park, the Tories are screaming about squirrels having sex, but Dalton’s Liberals seem to be closing their ears like studious geeks before a mid-term blocking out obnoxious roommates. The province is boosting the funding of GTA transit and even forming a regional transit authority. And no surprises. At least that’s what the premier is saying.
Along with Ashley MacIssac, Education Minister Gerard Kennedy is also considering a run at the Liberal Leadership. Kennedy’s timing lacks something to be desired, MacIssac’s surprise oddball announcement pretty much sideswiped what could very well be a successful run at being captain of the Liberal ship.
A little girl was hit by a TTC bus in Scarborough. But she’s tough and she’ll be ok.
A couple of days ago the Star ran this story about why there are more unsolved murders in Toronto. Fortunately there’s one less that the police have to worry about, a man has turned himself in. He was allegedly responsible for the city’s 12th homicide, which happened a couple of days ago.