Toro Magazine, free to Globe and Mail subscribers, released its Men of the Year issue yesterday.
Featured honourees include Steve Nash, Brian Mulroney, Paul Haggis, The Trailer Park Boys, Kiefer Sutherland, William Shatner and sweet, hot luscious Ryan Gosling. Torontoist favourites like Final Fantasy and Lukas Rossi were runners up in the music category, but how do you compete against Neil Young?
Evangeline Lilly was named Woman of the Year, because she runs around the jungle in her underwear on television.
David Miller picked out his 13-member cabinet yesterday, choosing trusted mayoral allies for his inner circle. The big news was that Adam Giambrone is replacing Howard Moscoe as TTC chairman, with Moscoe named chairman of the liscencing and standards committee. Adam did not rule out the idea of a fare increase in 2007, nor the proposal to call the new anti-counterfeit tokens “giambronies.”
Matthew Blackett of Spacing criticizes outgoing city councillors for leaving their replacements empty-handed. His recommendation to City Hall: “Please enact legislation that demands all correspondence and files related to ward issues cannot be destroyed or removed from City Hall and must be passed along to the next city councillor.”
The City of Toronto is offerring to shovel snow from the sidewalks of the elderly and disabled where government ploughs can’t reach, and slapping a $105 fine on residents and business owners who do not clear their sidewalks within 12 hours of snowfall.
NASA plans to have a habitable moon base by 2024 where astronauts can live and prepare for expeditions to Mars. The project is being opened to international funding, and Canada wants in. In related news, space is awesome.