Jane Pitfield got herself some media attention by calling Mayor Miller a liar. “He hasn’t been truthful with the taxpayer, and there have been many people who unfortunately have been lied to by David Miller, and I’m one of them,” she was quoted at a press conference. The Mayor’s team calls the attack a desperate ploy. No word on whether pants were on fire. She also called the mayor “soft on crime.”
The OPP will be monitoring the highways a little more carefully during this long weekend. Last year four people died on Ontario Highways.
The Thomson family comes to the rescue and buys a notable collection of Northwest Native artifacts. The centrepiece of the collection was a Tsimshian wood mask that fetched $1.8 million yesterday, the highest price ever paid for a single piece of Native art.
An inquest into the shooting of Jeffrey Reodica has recommended that police be better trained at the use of batons and pepper spray to reduce the possibility of shootings.
The Ontario Regional Poison Information Centre has warned people to be cautious with wild mushrooms and recommends that only experts pick mushrooms. The toxins found in wild mushrooms can cause liver damage and death.
Photo by Mute* from the Torontoist Flickr Group