So, what did you think of that nine percent increase in water billing? How would you like a TWELVE percent increase? Because water staffers are suggesting it as an “alternative plan.” I suppose technically it’s an alternative, but it doesn’t have the feel of what an “alternative plan” is supposed to be; usually there’s a sort of tradeoff involved, as opposed to “well, in this plan we raise prices, and in this one we raise them even more.”
Canwest Global teams up with Goldman-Sachs to try and purchase Alliance-Atlantis. I was going to try and offer a competing bid, but I only had like, twenty bucks on me, and it turns out Alliance-Atlantis is worth a couple billion dollars. Go figure.
Guru, the Bollywood biopic, premieres in Toronto next week. This is the first Bollywood picture to have its world premiere here, and hopefully will begin a tradition of big-budget three-hour films with unlikely dance sequences premiering in Toronto.
Stephan Dion blasts Stephen Harper for environmental policy. He makes the excellent point that replacing Rona Ambrose with John Baird doesn’t really do anything if Baird is allowed to do as much as Ambrose was – IE, dick-all.
Toronto doctor calls for universal HIV testing. Civil liberties activists, health economists and sleazy pick-up artists will stage a joint press conference on Tuesday opposing the idea.
And the Leafs absolutely MASSACRED the Bruins last night. 10-2? Guys, where were those goals all last month? You could have saved, like, seven of them for those games!
Image by Ryan and from the Torontoist Flickr Pool.