Anti Gun Parade Marred by Shootings, James Loney Gets Pride Honours and Korean Fans Go Crazy Over Draw
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Anti Gun Parade Marred by Shootings, James Loney Gets Pride Honours and Korean Fans Go Crazy Over Draw

Hundreds marched around Downtown Toronto for the Stop the Violence walk on Sunday but this weekend, around Toronto, there was a different story. Police reported that three people were shot: one of them was a 13-year old boy who walked into Etobicoke General Hospital with a gunshot wound to the abdomen.
The Star asks why Ontario schoolboards aren’t hiring teachers from new immigrant communities? They argue that there might be a hidden apartheid that blindsides immigrants that not only have adequate credentials but have cultural experience useful in teaching new Canadians.
2006_6_19loney.jpgJames Loney and his partner, who kept Loney’s homosexuality secret while he was held hostage, will be honoured in a gala for Pride this year. He’s receiving the Fearless award from Dalton McGuinty
The controversy around Ryerson’s decision to give an award to ethicist Margaret Somerville, who has made strong statements against same-sex marriage, continues. Ryerson president Sheldon Levy attended a service at the Metropolitan Community Church where the first gay marriage was held and both sides urge continued debate and dialogue despite their differences.
LINK, Pearson’s new automated, elevated skytrain gets its first test run and mixed reviews.
Korean fans go crazy over their 1-1 draw with France.
And the president of outdoor advertiser Astral Media talks street furniture.

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