The Star says that an immigration crackdown has halved the number of exotic dancers in Toronto over the last decade, fuelling lap-dance inflation and forcing strip club customers to make hard choices between Froot Loops for the kids and throwing twenties at naked strangers.
A new survey shows that Canadians are losing confidence in the economy, with 57% predicting a recession within six months. Torontoist blames the media for all the negativity.
Mubin Shaikh, the RCMP informant testifying at the terror trial of the so-called “Toronto 18,” said of the suspect’s activities at a training camp north of Toronto, “We weren’t out there picking daisies, that’s for sure.” Defence lawyers vowed to prove that daisies were not only picked, but artfully arranged in vases and placed on top of lace doilies.
Two first-year university students have been arrested after allegedly breaking into Casa Loma and stealing firearms and other military artifacts following a night of drinking in the entertainment district. Revenge of the Nerds indeed.
A CAW official says that a political solution is needed to save 2,700 jobs at GM in Oshawa, which is union-speak for “we need the taxpayers to pony up and fund our jobs because they’re completely economically unviable.”
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