Police have closed the Gardiner Expressway after baseball-sized chunks of ice began flying off the CN Tower. Flying chunks of ice? Closing the Gardiner? Good ol’ Mel would’ve just brought in the army and called a wrap on the day.
Power has finally been restored to homes affected by last Thursday’s ice storm. The only people who could possibly still be without power are those who have failed to notify Toronto Hydro, a spokesman said. So if you, uh, are still in complete darkness and seriously considering eating the cat, you might want to give them a shout. Just a thought.
Montreal Mayor, Gérald Tremblay, along with our pal Mayor David Miller, will be asking Ottawa for some transit cash today. If the Conservative government really wants to back up their promise to focus on environmental issues, this would be a great start.
Toronto landlords are, for the second year in a row, evicting residents in record numbers. We have to wonder if building more affordable, low-income housing just might bring those numbers back down.
The Leafs lost 3-1 to the Sabres over the weekend. But, hey, Tucker is back!
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