Dr. Henry Morgentaler, renowned doctor and abortion rights activist, is now a Member of the Order of Canada. Morgentaler spent two decades in and out of court fighting to give women the right to choose, and finally won R. v. Morgentaler in 1988, a decision that made abortion legal across Canada. Morgentaler’s appointment to the Order was immediately met with vitriol after it was announced on Tuesday by noted female, Governor General Michaëlle Jean. Those pro-lifers really don’t like it when women are allowed to choose things!
The city’s garbage levy for apartment and condo residents started yesterday, and will start for homeowners on November 1. To avoid any fees for disposal, Torontoist recommends hoarding all your garbage and burning it in the privacy of your own home, thank you very much.
Curtis Joseph is back on the Leafs! This is very big and exciting news for 2004, and is sure to mildly miff Felix Potvin.
A man died and a woman is in critical condition after each took a “natural” alternative for the drug Ecstasy at the Guvernment. Fortunately, there is another far safer, less expensive natural alternative for Ecstasy: actual ecstasy.
According to an Ipsos-Reid survey, Canadians know more about American history than Canadian history. This is the most embarrassing thing to happen to our country since….that…thing….
Photo of a pro-Morgentaler rally by SMN.