North Korea, North Korea, North Korea and some local news and whatever
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North Korea, North Korea, North Korea and some local news and whatever

In today’s news, northkorea.jpgCanada joins the global chorus in support of sanctions against North Korea as it threatens more nuclear tests. Korea promises to greet sanctions as an act of war. The US says it won’t invade and wonders what more the dictatorship wants. The Toronto Korean Senior Citizen’s society and Canadians teaching English in North Korea are nervous.
Toronto Police Union head Dave Wilson was re-elected by a narrow margin of 24 votes yesterday. Rival, Mike McCormack, wants a recount.
Stephen LeDrew enters the mayoral race with promises to cancel remaining contracts to complete the St-Clair streetcar right of way, despite not knowing what such a cancellation might cost the city. He nevertheless insists long-term savings would be “considerable.”
The requisite daily violence round-up includes revelations of strange twists in the Matthew Daley murder case, a youth sentenced in the death and aggravated assault of a senior who spat racial insults at him, and a double shooting in East York that left one man dead and another with bum injuries.
Toronto gets a smog report card grade of C- and is rumoured to face new competition from Milan in its bid for Expo 2015.
In sports, the Leafs learn that veteran defenceman Kubina is out for a month with a sprained medial collateral ligament.
Cheesy sex comedy Porky’s loses it’s 25-year Canadian box office record to blow-em-up cop comedy Bon Cop, Bad Cop. It remains to be seen whether the Canadian film industry will take the hint about what Canadians really want from a movie.
And following up on earlier deadly threats, that spitting cobra is still on the loose, and if you’ve contracted botulism from carrot juice, the manufacturer would like you to know it’s your fault. Learn to use your fridge, already.