Toronto factory worker finds World War II-era hand grenade in a box of used clothing. The bomb squad was called in. If Torontoist had found the grenade, though, you know we would be all like, “Hey! Free hand grenade!”
Facebook declares breastfeeding pictures to be “obscene content.” It’s cleverly following the example of Livejournal in caving to uptight moralistic fuckwits.
Dalton McGuinty promises to freeze taxes. Again. Despite all the new-spending promises he’s made in the last few months. So the Grits aren’t just going to give you a pony, they are going to give you a free pony! In comparison, the Tories will not give you a pony, and the NDP will give you a pony but charge you for it. (This has been another handy installment of “Describe All Provincial Political Campaigns In Terms Of Ponies.”)
Ontario is the child poverty centre of Canada, with 44 percent of the country’s poor kids. Now admittedly we only have 40 percent of the country’s population, so we’re slightly above our, you know, going rate. Not that child poverty isn’t bad, but it would have been nice for one of the multiple news reports on the topic to have pointed this out.
Prominent lawyer found guilty of professional misconduct, disbarred. T. Sher Singh, a member of the Order of Canada, took money from clients and did nothing for them. Torontoist understands that everybody wants to make a lawyer joke right now, so please, take this time and go nuts. We’re sure your lawyer joke will be better than anything we can manage.
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