The Gardiner Expressway re-opened this morning after closures due to deadly “ice missiles” falling from the CN tower. One ice sheet was reportedly 50 metres tall and 6 metres wide!
Canadian and British troops launched a massive offensive attack against Taliban fighters in southern Afghanistan, a mission titled “Operation Achilles”.
This time, dinner’s on us. City Council voted in favour of having food provided for their monthly meetings, which will cost taxpayers $20,000 a year. Councillor Kyle Rae supports the decision, saying “I don’t think there would be great outcry if people saw the modest meal we will have.”
TTC Subway delays aren’t caused by overcrowded trains, they’re caused by passengers. According to a new TTC ad campaign, the top 5 reason for train delays are: blocking doors, holding doors, people not “minding the gap”, pieces of litter catching fire on the tracks, and passenger illness. Wait, really?
Remember that guy who let a huge cobra escape into a neighbouring apartment in North York? He’s also being charged with sexually assaulting two teen girls. What a winner.
In related news, GTA resident Ozzy the Alpaca is charged with being totally cute, and an excellent therapy animal for special needs children and seniors. Aww.
“So it was only after I tried to probe her mid-Atlantic hole that I realized she had no oceanic crust!” A British team of oceanographers are investigating a large gap between tectonic plates at the bottom of the sea where the earth’s mantle is exposed. “We are beginning to realize that there are probably millions of square kilometres where the ocean floor is missing,” explains one cool science guy.
Photo of the CN Tower ice is courtesy of rob_hrrs in the Torontoist Flickr Pool.