Wild Weather, Billionare Buddhists and More Crazy Condos
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Wild Weather, Billionare Buddhists and More Crazy Condos

Everyone’s been reporting on the Tim Horton’s explosion/fire but the Sun gets at the most important question, just what will this do to Tim Horton’s stockholders? The answer, probably not much.
We’re getting smacked around with another mild dose of winter weather. Don’t take Torontoist’s word for it, take the Weather Office’s.
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The city is staging a five day blitz on idling drivers. They’re targetting the busiest part of Front St. right around Union Station. But why are they doing it now, when the weather is still cold, and the rain will wash away most of the particulate matter. They should be doing this in July when idlers can see the damage they’re doing first hand.
A west coast Buddhist billionaire donates 4 million dollars to U of T Scarborough to amp up its Buddhism studies program. According to the Globe, donor Robert Hung-Ngai Ho, has also given cash for Buddhism studies to UBC and universities in Asia.
2006_4_3alsop.jpgThe Star reports that the house of anti-gun activist Julia Farquharson was raided by police on Saturday evening and her 23 year old son was arrested on charges of gun and drug possession.
Christopher Hume continues his condo cheerleading, his column this week praises Will Alsop. Architect of the new OCAD, the Westside Lofts presentation centre and this new condo development pictured here.

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