Homicidal Sunday, Rulebreaking Driving Schools, Veterans Get Memorial
The CBC points out that three people were murdered in a matter of hours this Sunday. First, a man was run over and then hacked to death by machete. Second, a 22-year old man was found by his parents in their backyard. Third, a man was found shot in the head in a Parkdale rooming house.
Out of town, a Toronto-raised basketball star is clinging to life in a Pittsburgh hospital after being shot in the head following a party.
The Star exposes the fact that tons of this province’s driving instructors can’t follow the rules of the road. Man, this completely explains some of the drivers’ we’ve met on the road. Some of them have even faced student complaints of verbal abuse and leaving students by the side of the road.
The Post suffers a bit of post-TIFF crankiness. Apparently we’re spending way too much time fawning over the celebrities that descend on the city during the festival.
“Years ago, Toronto was renowned for ignoring celebrities. Celebrities claimed they liked being able to walk down a street and not have people stare or constantly ask for autographs. And since Canadians have a natural reserve, this was our way of being polite.”
Frances Nunziata gets herself a myspace account to try to woo younger voters. No, this is not a joke.
Finally, we were wondering what those vintage warplanes flying over downtown Toronto was all about. They were part of an unveiling of a memorial to veterans.