Newsstand: March 30, 2016
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Newsstand: March 30, 2016

In the news: Rob Ford will be laid to rest, Airbnb rental causes havoc, and Toronto's dancing barista busts another move.

Starting at 11 a.m., members of the public can watch Rob Ford’s funeral procession which will head eastbound on Queen towards Yonge from City Hall, southwards to King and east to Church before finally resting at St. James Cathedral. The funeral is expected to begin at noon.

The City has laid a charge against a North York homeowner whose short-term rental house violated an old city zoning bylaw. The move came after the home, which was rented out many times through Airbnb and received numerous noise complaints, became the scene of a shooting late last year. According to the bylaw, short-term rentals are subject to a minimum seven day rental. The case is the first in the city, with city spokesperson Tammy Robbinson adding that there are currently no convictions related to short-term rentals under this bylaw.

Toronto’s most popular dancing Starbucks barista busted some moves for the Raptors before their game against the Oklahoma City Thunder Monday night. Sam Forbes—a high school student with autism who gained popularity after a video of him dancing became viral—provided tips to the team to help them improve their own dance moves. Raptors player DeMar DeRozan said of the teen, “He’s really an inspiration for us. I know he’s a fan of ours, but after we’ve seen his story we definitely became a fan of his.”

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