Garbage Dumpers, Getting Shot in the Foot, The Homeless Survey
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Garbage Dumpers, Getting Shot in the Foot, The Homeless Survey

2006_4_17bluffers.jpgBluffer’s Park dumpers, you’re on notice. The Star reports that there’s evidence on who has been dumping huge amounts of garbage at Scarborough’s Bluffer’s Park and the city is keeping an eye on it.
Two bodies have been found in North York in the last two days. Police say bodies are often found in the spring thaw. This fact totally creeps out Torontoist.
A 17-year old was shot in the foot during his sister’s birthday party. No one is talking but the shooters weren’t invited.
Hazel one-ups David (Miller) in the heroics department. Remember a couple of months back when our mayor saved a man holding a knife to his throat and straddling the second floor rotunda at City Hall. Well this weekend Hazel talked down a 65 year-old man who was on a roof and in a standoff with Peel region police. McCallion showed up and defused the situation.
A lot of people have been writing about the city’s homeless survey including the Post and the Globe. The one-night survey of people on the streets has its share of problems: activist and advocacy groups don’t like it, there aren’t enough people in the burbs doing it and many others wonder whether accuracy is even possible.
Will stringing streetcars together make King St. a better transit corridor? Transit activist Steve Munro doesn’t think so.