Yesterday, the province gave Toronto $52,000 to test recycling programs in apartment complexes as part of the goal to divert 70 per cent of waste from landfill by 2010.
King Street is still closed off because of the falling marble slab. Developer Harry Stinson says that it was a bad idea using marble in the first place.
Police shot a man in the chest near Kingston Rd. E. and Lawrence Ave. early this morning. The man’s injuries are not life-threatening.
Councillor Adam Giambrone says he conducted a door-to-door survey last August, asking Lansdowne-area residents if they’d mind the narrowing of Lansdowne Ave. between Bloor St. and College St. Now that the plan is underway, the residents are arguing that no survey ever took place and are appealing to city council.
So wait, why exactly are hot dogs Toronto’s only street food? The Star speaks to Gerry Lawrence, manager of Healthy Environments for Public Health, about why the government doesn’t want us to eat soup from a cart.
And who doesn’t like hearing about the discovery of over 700 species of deep-sea creatures off the coast of Antarctica? Say with with me now: carnivorous sponge.
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