Newsstand: June 24, 2009
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Newsstand: June 24, 2009

Public trashes strikers (Toronto Star): “This is all the union’s fault. Scrap the sick-bank system. End the strike. The feeling among GTA residents is clear, according to an Angus Reid poll conducted for the Toronto Star.” [More coverage in CityNews.]
Terrified tipplers stampede the LCBO (Toronto Star): “Brides, bar owners and casual drinkers jammed local liquor outlets yesterday, depleting shelves as talks continued toward a midnight strike deadline.” [More coverage in the Post, CityNews, and CBC.]
What’s open, what’s closed (Globe and Mail): “Household pickup cancelled everywhere but Etobicoke. Yard waste, white goods (e.g. fridges and stoves), household hazardous waste, and ElectroVan and HazMobile collection is cancelled everywhere.”
Family of Boat Cruise Stabbing Victim Speaks (CityNews): “Andy James was stabbed to death following a weekend party boat cruise and on Tuesday devastated family members offered their first public rememberance of the fallen 26-year-old.”
City staff to recommend closure of 23 school pools (CP24): “Toronto District School Board staff will recommend closing 23 school pools at a budget meeting to be held on Wednesday.”
CAW, Bombardier have tentative agreement (CBC): “Bombardier Inc. and the Canadian Auto Workers Union members at the company’s de Havilland aircraft manufacturing plant in Toronto reached a tentative agreement Tuesday afternoon.”
Mississauga council wants wage freeze for Ontario (National Post): “Mississauga council is expected to call on Premier Dalton McGuinty tomorrow to freeze provincial and municipal wages and benefits in Ontario for a year.”

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