Toronto Wins; Mice, Kids, Planet Lose
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Toronto Wins; Mice, Kids, Planet Lose

2007_04_27_kyoto2.jpgThe Tories unveiled their plan to fight climate change, which broadly speaking involves polluters paying, although not very soon or very much. Cue predictable environmentalist outrage, and Environment Minister John Baird pointing out that the Liberals didn’t even have a fake plan. Buzz Hargrove is pleased, though.
An unlicensed daycare in Riverdale was closed down after a child was injured there. An anonymous parent said that the kids in the centre were “healthy, well-stimulated, well-loved and well-fed.” Police apparently disagree.
The Financial Times named Toronto second after Chicago among major cities in its ranking of North American Cities of the Future. Toronto was touted for its low crime and affordable housing, but Chicago did better in the flying car and robot butler categories.
Doctors at Princess Margaret Hospital have succeeded in recreating human leukemia in mice, which will allow researchers to study how the disease progresses from start to finish. Good news for people; for mice not so much.
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