Newsstand: June 30, 2009
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Newsstand: June 30, 2009

High Park, Trinity Bellwoods on city list of possible trash sites (National Post): “High Park, Cummer Park, Trinity Bellwoods and virtually every other Toronto park could turn into garbage drop-offs if a week-old strike by civic workers drags on indefinitely, according to a list of possible temporary trash collection points obtained today by Global News.” [Previous coverage on Torontoist: A City Within a Garbage Dump.]
Miller lashes out at inside workers (Globe and Mail): “Using his toughest language since 24,000 city workers went on strike a week ago, Toronto Mayor David Miller lashed out at one of two civic unions for the slow pace of talks.”
50 Toronto high schools will be assigned officers when classes begin (CBC): “Twenty more Toronto public high schools will each get a police officer on a full-time basis when students return to class in the fall, bringing the total number of schools with officers to 50, the police chief said Monday.”
Turning trash into charity cash (Toronto Star): “For $10 a bag, activist [Ryan Taylor] will collect your garbage and donate the proceeds to war-affected children.”
Common Sense Revolution 2.0? (Eye Weekly): “Welcome to the 2009 Ontario Progressive Conservative leadership convention, where derision rides a dark horse and success is only a failed leader away.” [Previous coverage on Torontoist: The Monster You Know.]
Inspectors crack down on ice cream sellers (Toronto Star): “Toronto Public Health is cracking down on more than 100 ice cream vendors after a Star investigation revealed hazardous levels of bacteria in soft-serve cones across the city.”
Tim Hortons returns officially to Canuck roots (CTV): “Considering that many Canadians practically bleed Tim Hortons coffee on any given workday, it may come as a surprise to some that the much-beloved chain is once again returning its home base to Canada.”