Creba Shooters Caught, Pitfield Wants To Phase Out Unions, “Caribana” Goes On
Police announced this morning that eight men have been arrested for the Boxing Day shooting of Jane Creba. Police have pointed their fingers at two west-end gangs. The Creba shooting was a huge priority for the police and at one point 20-full time investigators were working on the case.
The province passed the new City of Toronto act yesterday. The new act doesn’t fix everything but Mayor Miller feels it’s a step in the right direction. Conservatives are worried that municipalities will use the new powers to tax many services that might hurt business owners.
Queen’s Park wants the feds to pay for any cost overruns involved with building new nuclear reactors. In turn Crown corporation Atomic Energy Canada will get to build new reactors in the province.
Add unions to the list of things that Jane Pitfield doesn’t like. The mayoral candidate made a statement that unions have outlived their usefulness. She later backtracks and said “unions can have an important role to play in municipal government and (I) do not believe that they should be decertified or eliminated.”
The knives are drawn and Howard Moscoe seems to be the target. Six councillors are calling for a probe on Moscoe’s actions prior to the May 29th wildcat strike and are also calling for the TTC’s new train order to Bombardier be stopped.
We’re apparently slimmer and breathe in less cigarette smoke than the average Canadian. On the other hand we probably breathe in more smog than the average Canadian so it kinda evens out.
“Caribana” is still on. The city has created the Festival Management Committee, a group that will bring together the Carribean Cultural Committee and the Toronto Mas Band Association to run a new festival called the Toronto Carribean Festival.