Analyzing Landfill Deal, Mobsters Take Refuge in GTA, Fire at Dupont and Dufferin
Council is dealing with the fallout of the landfill deal. The Star found data that the city could’ve bought land at the Green Lane landfill site for much cheaper last year but did nothing. Jane Pitfield realises a day after the vote that she voted the wrong way and ended up supporting the mayor.
George Smitherman is now deputy premier. If this means George gets more face-time during Question Period we might start watching.
Whistleblower cop Jim Cassells faces two more charges for talking to the media about alleged police wrongdoing. The Sun thinks this sends the wrong message to cops who might want to come forward with evidence regarding their colleagues in the future.
Six men identified by Italian prosecutors as members of the Mafia are living in the GTA. They are under police surveillance but so far no action has been taken. The police can’t act until the federal government agrees to extradition with Italy.
Air Canada is fining an unruly passenger $1,350 for abusing staff and delaying a flight. Serves him right.
Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment made money off the tax-payer soccer stadium at Exhibition Place. MLSE made a 10-year deal with Bank of Montreal for $27 million.
Tie Domi IS dating Belinda Stronach.
The TTC is considering 24-hour subway service and not a moment too soon, but where will they find the money?
Grad schools are getting an extra $240 million from Queen’s Park so they can squeeze in all those soon to graduate double cohort kids. They grow up so fast.
A major fire destroyed a warehouse full of artist studios in the Dovercourt and Dufferin area. The fire started at around 1:30 am and quickly grew to engulf the building. Firefighters were afraid that a wall might even collapse. Fortunately there were no injuries but Dupont between Dovercourt and Dufferin will be closed all morning.