City sells “the McDonald’s site” on Bloor for a fairly low price. However, Adam Vaughan insists there are upsides to the deal, such as being able to limit the height of the condo development that will take its place, because who would want tall buildings in the downtown core?
Patrick Swayze has pancreatic cancer. Although initial reports that he has “weeks to live” were apparently false, pancreatic cancer is still one of the deadliest forms of cancer. Additionally, after the death of Jeff Healey earlier this week, the rest of the cast of Road House all signed up for appointments with their local oncologist.
Leak of the diplomatic memo that probably had something to do with Barack Obama losing Ohio yesterday the result of “bumbling.” Of course, that assumes that nobody wanted the memo leaked, which is of course unthinkable because why would Stephen Harper or anybody else in his party want to help political allies to the south?
Ryerson student faces expulsion for creating a Facebook study group. The first-year student maintains that creating the study group, where people helped each other answer homework questions worth credit, is no different from any other study group. The university responded by arguing that the Internet is scary and bad, and what if they download some illegal MP3s or something, what then, huh?
United Nations admits it can’t afford to keep feeding the world’s hungry. Using the basic logic that if the world’s poorest people are only starting to feel the squeeze now, it follows that in about ten years, we’re all completely fucked, except for Dick Cheney, who will have an underwater fortress with laser death octopuses.
And the Raptors smacked around the Heat.
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