Gas prices in Ontario at a nine-month high. Given the immediately following news item, Torontoist can only say “well, shucks” and pull out its collective bike with thirty-plus seats.
Arctic icecap melting even faster than expected. At its current rate of melting, the Arctic ocean will lack summer ice by 2020 rather than the previous prediction of 2050. In response to this latest news, John Baird said Al Gore was a big dumb fatty fat fat.
Canada’s Anglican bishops: not cool with gay marriage.
More than half of Ontario schools who need an ESL teacher don’t have one. This is of course particularly pressing here in Toronto, since we have the greatest need for ESL teachers, what with being the most multicultural city in the world and all.
Ontario’s former chief coroner may have protected Dr. Charles “Whoopsie” Smith by blocking investigations of him. Public inquiry is underway, and will no doubt be very interesting.
And the Raptors are still in the playoff hunt after avoiding elimination last night by beating the Nets.
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