TTC promises more buses, new routes, candy. Okay, they’re not promising candy, but over the next year there will be gradual extra service along all of the TTC’s major routes to lessen the impact of crowding. In 2009: possibly we get candy.
Speaking of the TTC, Dalton McGuinty wants to bring it under provincial control as part of the Metrolinx regional transportation authority. Bypassing the fact that “Metrolinx” is a terrible, terrible name for the moment, let us consider the pros and cons. Pro: more money for Toronto to spend on things other than transit, which is the giant bear of municipal expenditures. Con: it’s Dalton McGuinty proposing this, and nobody likes him much, making the proposal seem much less cool.
Linda Keen seeking judicial review of her firing by the Conservative government. The former president of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission seeks to argue that she was unlawfully removed from her job. The Tories will counter-respond with “sucks to be her.”
Ontario Human Rights Commission comes to aid of Sikh who doesn’t want to wear a motorcycle helmet. Their argument boils down to “it is his essential human and religious right to die unnecessarily and drive up everybody else’s insurance rates.”
Mitt Romney endorses John McCain. This will assist McCain in getting the crucial android vote, which Romney carried handily.
And the Islanders smacked around the Leafs.
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