City election officials are having a hard time figuring out whether lots of people on the voting list are actually eligible to vote. This may have a direct affect on municipal campaign financing.
Toronto Sun columnist Sue-Ann Levy can’t spell Siemens but does uncover that TTC comissioners actually voted for an open bidding process for buying new subway cars. Somewhere along the line this was ignored in favour of the deal with Bombardier.
The city seems to always get tripped up whenever it wants to buy stuff. Case in point is council’s decision yesterday to buy EMS equipment without bids. Staff says it’ll save money and that the equipment they’re buying is more familiar to current EMS workers but some councillors think it’s a bad idea to not explore other options.
A 15-year old girl dies from some bad ecstasy pills. Police are noticing that recently dealers have been mixing meth with ecstasy.
The Ontario Science Centre opens a new space to attract teens, because science is way cool.
Police arrest three men for running illegal karaoke bars. What makes a karaoke bar illegal, not paying your copyright fees, that’s what.
Finally, the Toronto Port Authority threatens to ban Jazz from the island airport if they don’t get a deal worked out with them to resume service at the Island Airport. We’re so confused by this whole situation, we just wish everyone involved would just go jump in the lake and not come out, ever.