Turns out that the union was actually ready to walkout again yesterday. Fortunately a few last minute desperate phone calls prevented what would’ve been a disastrous second wildcat strike in as many weeks. The TTC and the union are still in intense negotiations. Hopefully they can avoid any future job actions.
Other than Bob Kinnear, most of the city’s other major unions give Mayor Miller the thumbs up.
The TSX was one of the targets that the 17 arrested this weekend may have been trying to bomb. They apparently even set off a bomb in a small Ontario town as a test.
A lot of smaller Ontario municipalities are considering incinerating their garbage. Incineration is apparently a popular option in many European countries and could it solve some of our energy problems?
The Toronto Real Estate market broke records in May. The Real Estate Board says it’s more proof that the city’s housing market isn’t actually a bubble but growing strongly.
Police are looking for a man involved in a shooting at a west-end after hours bar. A 15-year old joyrider injured a cop when the stolen car was left in neutral and rolled into the officer.
A jewelry store near Yonge and Dundas was hit by a three-alarm blaze last night. We were particularly amused by the owner of the store, Armen Alajajian, who said to the Toronto Sun that someone had it out for him because they didn’t like his “good deals.”
We’re also going to stand up for our former editor Joshua Errett who has been recently heckled for wearing “short” shorts.
Photo is part of David Topping’s ongoing 69 Subway Stations series.