It’s Labour Day, so a special shout-out to all the sweatshop workers who won’t be reading this because they’re working today and can’t afford a computer on 21 cents an hour anyway. Thanks for all the cheap clothes, guys.
The Star reports that the suspect in whose car police found three bombs on Friday was described by his landlord as “unstable.” Ya think?
Time to rethink those cross-border shopping plans—increased security checks at border crossings have led to lines so long that Canadian officials at Sarnia’s Bluewater Bridge have set up portable toilets for waiting motorists. Nothing like the smell of a well-used porta-potty on a hot summer day to make the trip a little more interesting.
In the Caribbean, Hurricane Felix has been upgraded to a Category 5 storm and is moving towards Honduras. Felix? Hurricanes should have more evocative names like “Wrothgar” and “Landsbane” so people don’t think things like “It’s just Felix, let’s not bother boarding up the windows.”
The Blue Jays swept the Seattle Mariners over three games this weekend, even as the baseball season grinds its tedious way to the inevitable Jays-free World Series.
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