Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss.
- 6ix dad @norm (Ward 40, Scarborough-Agincourt) wants to change the way Torontonians see the city. The councillor will bring forth a motion during next week’s council meeting that proposes opening up City Hall’s 27th-floor observation deck to the public. The deck is currently closed to the public due to safety concerns, but Kelly is too focused on how “booming” Toronto looks from up above to address them.
- A pop-up bar celebrating the show about nothing could be en route to Toronto. A Facebook event advertising a Seinfeld-themed eatery—based on the crew’s famous meet-up, Monk’s Diner—promises to make its way to the city this July. But some already have their doubts about the event, which is reminiscent of past “block parties” advertised on the social network only to be revealed as hoaxes.
- Anti-poverty advocates are fighting for more affordable Internet following the release a study that found low-income Canadians are dipping into food and rent budgets for online access. Advocacy group ACORN Canada is calling for the Canadian Radio and Telecommunications Commission to offer a $10-per-month high speed Internet package for low-income households. Internet access provides these households with increased employment and education opportunities.