Everyone’s reporting on the explosion of a house in Mississauga. The owner of the house somehow escaped injury and the other person who was hurt was a neighbour out for a jog. The house was up for sale. Police and firefighters are investigating the explosion.
Police break up a huge DVD counterfitting ring in Scarborough. Seized were over $400,000 worth of DVDs and 140 burners. Police estimate that the counterfitters could have netted $17 million a year.
One of the nine Jane Creba shooting suspects had his bail revoked and will be sent back to prison to await trial, which most say will take place in 2008.
What’s that in the water? That’s algae from the lake and the reason why your tap water tastes funny. Don’t worry it’s still safe to drink.
Star columnist Jim Coyle complains that the TTC is getting too bossy these days. He’s talking about “the apparent outbreak of control-freaky adhesive orders now posted on subway doors urging riders to mind our manners.” Too bad none of them work.
Gary Welsh, the city’s manager of transportation services, says the city is committed to spending money to fix the ring posts. They say it will cost around $50 a post to make modifications.
Finally, the butterflies are out in season and apparently it’s a record year. So get out your binoculars and find a nice spot somewhere.