Newsstand: May 18, 2009
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Newsstand: May 18, 2009

What’s open and closed on Victoria Day? (CityNews): “Here’s a look at what’s open and closed for the holiday.”
Toronto’s war on cars (Toronto Sun): “Despite a massive, $50 billion transportation plan to improve road, rail and transit across the GTA over the next 25 years, there are no plans to make it easier for cars to move throughout the city.”
Spicier street meat finally hits the city (National Post): “Half of Toronto’s spiced-up street food carts are to hit the streets during the long weekend, bringing biryani and jerk chicken where only hot dogs came before.”
LCBO fires 10 workers for lifting Air Miles (Canadian Press): “The employees were nabbed after the Liquor Control Board of Ontario gained access to their Air Miles accounts and found they were using personal cards to accumulate points on customer sales.”
Tamil-Canadians continue protest on University Avenue (CP24): “Tamil Canadians here in Toronto are reacting to the end of a 25 year civil war in Sri Lanka by continuing to hold a candlelight vigil outside the U.S. Consulate.” [More from CTV and the Star. Previous coverage on Torontoist: Torontoist vs. Torontoist in… Tamil Protests and Tamil Tiger Trashers Take to the Skies.]
Tamil Tigers behind temple fire: Diplomat (Toronto Sun): “A Sri Lankan diplomat said he believes [an early Saturday morning] fire at a Toronto Buddhist temple was the work of Tamil Tiger terrorists.”
Boom time for GTA’s ethnic enclaves (Toronto Star): “The number of ethnic neighbourhoods in Greater Toronto skyrocketed 55 per cent to 371 from 239 in the latest census, and many of these communities have expanded into suburbs, a new study has found.”

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