City staff are hard at work looking for a place to dump our sludge. Fortunately Mayor Miller has said that the city is not considering dumping sludge into the lake. Like, we needed any more gunk in our lake.
Those of you going away to the cottage better bring your candles and hand-cranked radios. Cottage country got battered by Wednesday night’s storm and many areas might still be without power.
A security breach grounded a dozen flights at Pearson yesterday. Security screeners missed one passenger and police and a SWAT team were later scrambled to find the man. There was no danger to flights or the airport itself.
A leader of the Malvern Crew gets seven years after pleading guilty to various charges including conspiracy to traffic firearms.
Sadly he probably won’t be able to get this guy to be his lawyer. A Toronto-area lawyer was caught trying to smuggle a large package of marijuana into the Don Jail.
Police charge an 18th person, a young man from Mississauga, in that terror plot they broke up a couple of months back.
We end on a high note sort of, Royson James writes about the rousing send off that Louise Simone Bennett-Coverley received from the GTA’s Jamaican community. Miss Lou, as she was widely known, has lived in Canada since 1987 but recently died in Scarborough. Miss Lou, who was called “one of the most influential figures in Jamaican Culture” by the Guardian, will be buried in Jamaica.
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