A group of Grade 12 students caught a fight between a motorist and a cyclist on tape near Queen and Bay. The cyclist, who lost a tooth during the attack, allegedly stopped at a yellow light and prevented the driver from going through the intersection. Remember last year when a similar road rage showdown was captured on film in Kensington Market?
(Thanks to Daniel for the tip.)
Leaking barrels of toxic waste shut down traffic at Goodmark Place and Steinway Avenue earlier today.
Good morning, Toronto!
The winner of the Lower Don redesign was announced last night. And it’s time to get started on the project, says a city council committee dedicated to creating more park space in Toronto. While Ottawa has 8 hectares of parkland per 1,000 residents, Toronto has only 3.24 (though Montreal only has a measly 1.2).
First incandescent bulbs, then low-flush toilets, now plastic bags: the provincial government wants to crack down on plastic grocery bags. You mean that plastic bag filled with hundreds of other plastic bags in my laundry room will stop growing? What if I need them for something someday?
In exciting archaeology news, the tomb of King Herod has been discovered.
In somewhat interesting internet news, MySpace is buying Photobucket.
In sweat-inducing “shit-why-did-I-get-a-degree-in-the-humanities” news, 1,200 full-time registered nursing positions are being added to the long-term care sector in Ontario. Nursing students look smug and give each other high fives.