Parking Rate Rises, Plan For Climate Crisis, Jays Lose (No Surprises)
Parking metre rates to rise by at least 50 cents. City drivers complain that it makes shopping more expensive. City cyclists point at the city drivers and laugh. The city drivers responded by shaking their fists and telling the cyclists to get the hell off the road. At this point, things deteriorated rapidly. Elsewhere, the era of free parking is coming to an end in Missisauga.
Delegates at the Thailand conference approve a global warming plan that says emissions can be stabilized by 2015. The plan reportedly debunks the argument that fighting global warming is “too costly.” Expect someone to respond by saying that the report itself was too expensive and wasteful.
Richmond Hill restaurant apologizes for being dickheads toward man with turban. Best part: the reason the incident got so much attention is that it got posted on Facebook. Which naturally means that in the same edition of the Star, there is also an article on the potential workplace issues involving Facebook. Ah, journalistic synergy!
The Don Valley Parkway’s going to be closed all weekend. Just so you know.
And the Jays lost once again, this time to the Indians 6-5.
Image by Simon Chambers from Torontoist’s Flickr group.