The Star reports on the visit of controversial British Imam Sheik Riyadh ul-Haq, who has publicly vilified Jews and Hindus in speeches. There are calls for Immigration Minister Monte Solberg to deny him his entry. He’s made four previous visits to Canada and many in the Muslim community defend him as a legitimate and well-regarded speaker.
The Star has more info on yesterday’s shooting by the police. The victim was a teen who had stolen a van and who police claim was driving it at them when he was shot.
A bullet misses a four-year old boy who was playing with a Happy Meal toy in the East End.
A man near Mt. Olive and Kipling was arrested after spraying the area with a machine gun. No one was hurt.
A motorcycle accident claims a life in the area around Victoria Park and Eglinton, it’s the second fatal accident on that stretch of road this year.
Billboard companies are keeping an eye out for defaced billboards, sometimes replacing them within days of them being modified.
Torontoist’s Moscoe Monitor has gone off again. This time it’s his comments that “right-wing crazies” are organizing a smear campaign about a trip to Israel he took eight years ago to promote the idea of building a subway in Tel Aviv. Councillor Karen Stintz argued that Moscoe went on the trip to promote Bombardier regardless of the fact that his trip was paid for by the Israeli government and the federal government.