Downtown Shooting, TTC Holds Emergency Meeting and A Conservative Stealth Budget
A shooting near Front and Jarvis yesterday left a 20-year old man clinging to life. Some 16 shots were fired and witnesses claimed they saw three men run off. The shooting and a search by police afterwards locked down two nearby elementary schools.
The CBC is reporting that one of the terror suspects currently in custody had been given weapons training by the Canadian military as a reservist.
The TTC is holding “>an emergency meeting to respond to the recent resignation of GM Rick Ducharme.
A private highway cleanup crew is tired of getting stiffed by the Ministry of Transportation so they hold up traffic at their last job.
The Post reports that suburban air isn’t much cleaner than air in downtown Toronto. “The bottom line is that people do not understand that their air quality is equally bad on smog alert days everywhere in the Greater Toronto Area,” said Eva Ligeti of the Clean Air Partnership.
Sometimes politicans get what they want through lobbying, bullying or sheer will, sometimes they get what they want because their opposition was asleep.The latter happened to the Conservatives yesterday. The first Conservative budget in 13-years somehow passed their first budget unanimously. The House held a voice vote instead of its usual recorded vote and members of the Liberals and the NDP unfortunately didn’t speak up.