Newsstand: June 4, 2009
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Newsstand: June 4, 2009

Humane Society president should resign, foes say (Globe and Mail): “With an animal cruelty investigation under way, the board of directors of the Toronto Humane Society will be meeting in the coming days to address allegations of animals suffering and poor shelter management.” [More coverage in CP24 and CityNews.]
Youths charged with assaults of children at daycare (Toronto Star): “A 17-year-old co-op student has been charged with sexually assaulting children at a daycare. The male student has been charged with three counts of sexual assault and three counts of sexual interference.” [More coverage in the Post and CP24.]
OPP asks tow-truck firms: Did you pay off policeman? (Toronto Star): “The OPP is investigating whether a senior officer at the force’s Port Credit detachment received kickbacks from tow-truck drivers after motorists had their vehicles impounded, according to towing companies interviewed by police.”
Ossington’s high noon (Now): “It’s not a secret any more, now that local councillor Joe Pantalone has lowered the boom. On the scalding-hot Ossington strip, too much of a good thing is not a good thing.” [Previous coverage on Torontoist: Is It All Downhill for Ossington?]
Cops make TTC ‘safer’ (Toronto Sun): “Just call them the new Sheriffs of the Subway! No longer will gangsters be the only ones armed with lethal fire power on Toronto’s underground transit city.”
Civic unions turn up heat on city (National Post): “Two Toronto civic unions took a formal step toward a strike this week, which could see indoor and outdoors workers walk off by the job as early as the end of the month.”
Cabinet minister won’t lose job over lost documents (CP24): “Natural Resources Minister Lisa Raitt will not lose her job over a security breach involving sensitive government documents. But one of her staff members has resigned after CTV revealed that a binder of documents on Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. was left at its Ottawa bureau for nearly a week.”

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