Newsstand: July 27, 2009
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Newsstand: July 27, 2009

Do or die for strike talks (Toronto Star): “Negotiators for the city and its two striking unions appear to be on the verge of a settlement. A news conference is expected within the hour.” [More coverage on CP24.]
Back on track (Toronto Sun): “With the two-day train strike over, Via Rail is providing full service this morning. The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC), which represents Via engineers, said the strike came to an end when negotiators for the union and management agreed late Saturday night to go to binding arbitration.” [More coverage in the Post.]
Man, 23, fatally shot over necklace (Globe and Mail): “It was about an hour before closing time outside a popular downtown Toronto pub this weekend, when Sebastian Herrera was shot dead over a necklace.”
Kew beach flood clean up could cost thousands, homeowners threaten legal action against city (CP24): “Some homeowners in the Beach are threatening to take legal action against the city after their homes were flooded following heavy rain storms this weekend.”
Hundreds Gather At Queen’s Park To Protest Human Rights Violations In Iran (CityNews): “Hundreds of Canadians joined a global day of action Saturday, demanding an end to the persecution and imprisonment of opposition activists in Iran following the country’s disputed presidential election.”
The pothole that ate Finch Ave. (Toronto Star): “A massive sinkhole—big enough to hold a fleet of cars and deep enough to swallow a four-storey building—may affect your commute along Finch Ave. W. today.”
Boulevard of broken dreams (Globe and Mail): “The future of Toronto public transit is much more appealing than the present. Who doesn’t want to believe in a city where new-wave streetcars zip along dedicated lanes at speeds that make cars redundant?”

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