Environmental groups including Ecojustice and Earthroots are decrying that golf courses on the Oak Ridges Moraine use billions of litres of water a year. The report they issued points out that groundwater levels in the area are declining sharply. Not in their report but should have been: the fact that golf sucks.
Peter Kormos and Cheri DiNovo once again plan to introduce a bill calling for a revamp to our organ donation system, which would operate under the assumption that you’re willing to donate organs when you die unless you specify otherwise. The MPPs noted that presumed consent would chop down waiting lists for organs sharply, and then spent most of the rest of their interview muttering about “precious, precious organs.”
Canadian journalists want the OPP to stop impersonating reporters. The OPP responded to this by suggesting that instead, the reporters stop impersonating the OPP. The reporters then pointed out that they were rubber and the OPP was glue.
One of the judges for CBC’s reality show How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria has been charged with assault and forcible confinement after allegedly keeping someone locked in his Yorkville hotel room. The kidnappee in question escaped by climbing out the window and falling down onto the patio at One Restaurant. This is the best news story ever.
Barack Obama organizers will be trolling Caribana to register voters in the American presidential election. Not to be outdone, John McCain organizers plan to have a little stand at Caribana with a sign saying “John McCain Is Funky Funky Fresh,” and to offer potential voters the chance to meet Kid (but not Play).
Finally, the Blue Jays lost a tough game to the Devil Rays last night. Still unexplained: why Tampa Bay is leading the AL East. What’s up with that, Torontoist wants to know.
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