Newsstand: July 3, 2009
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Newsstand: July 3, 2009

Police seeking witness to Yonge-Dundas fight (National Post): “Dozens of people watched a Toronto father get beaten up on Yonge Street, including a woman who may have filmed the fistfight that left the victim in a coma, police said yesterday.” [More coverage on CBC.]
Driver found in back of truck after hijacking (CP24): “A transport truck driver that faced an apparent hijacking attempt was found safe Thursday afternoon after being tied up and driven across the city in the back of his rig.” [More coverage in National Post.]
Baby Kaylee back in Toronto hospital (CBC): “Baby Kaylee, who made headlines in April when her parents offered to donate the then critically ill infant’s heart to another baby girl, is back in Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children and on life support.”
Strike averted at Globe and Mail as workers and paper reach contract deal (CP24): “The Globe and Mail and 480 unionized employees reached a tentative contract agreement late Thursday, averting a strike at one of Canada’s oldest and most influential newspapers.”
Who’s keeping Toronto going? (Globe and Mail): “Susan hasn’t seen her husband since the strike by Toronto’s unionized municipal workers forced him and dozens of other managers to hunker down at the city’s water supply and sewage-treatment plants, where they remain inside, 24 hours a day.”
Will strike save city money? (Toronto Star): “What if a city strike actually put more money in your pocket? That’s the scenario in Windsor, where officials say their 11-week municipal strike is saving taxpayers $300,000 a day in wages.”
TTC, Viva team up to make rush-hour service to York University easier (Toronto Star): “Bus travel between York University and Downsview subway station should be easier starting September, thanks to a new service integration plan from York Region Transit and the TTC.”

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