Saturday, I would like to go with you, I would like to sail the ocean blue. Saturday, have you treasures in your hold, do you fight with pirates brave and bold? (Answer: Yes!) In today’s tale of swarthy adventure: Down with principals, Connie’s son is angry, sports doctor off the hook, and party bus hooligans attack.
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The sun is sort of shining and the birds aren’t really chirping, but at least it’s Saturday, and you ain’t got shit to do. As much-missed but always-loved actor Richard Widmark would say, “sounds reasonable!” In today’s passable news: a councillor suggests cut to the police budget, a grown man bullies the Junction, a Christmas concert is cancelled, and a loving lady brings home eight dogs.
Oh Saturday morning, with your eye-crusties, bedhead, and heart of shame. Why do you do this to yourself? Why? WHY! In today’s Newsstand: Poll leads to minority report, Danforth fire mastermind sentenced, students evicted from former bathhouse, and jokes; funny jokes.
Don’t tell my heart to go to the casino today, tell it to stop gambling and read the Newsstand! In today’s achy-breaky news: more TTC service cuts on the way, the city budget shortfall may not be as bad as the resulting drama, Billy Ray ready to rock Rama, and some other thing not worth mentioning in this introduction.
Keep on dancing to the rock and roll, Toronto, it’s your special Saturday! Today: arts cuts or no arts cuts?, City gets involved in Dufferin Grove protest, no voting at school for college students, and nasty, dirty law firm emails.
If you wake up and don’t want to smile, it could take just a little while. Try reading the Newsstand, Friday. It will perk you right up. In today’s news: Toronto police accused of racial profiling (for the zillionth time), the new Port Lands plan could cost big bucks, driver tries to plow through college picket line, and new Aussie blood at the TTC.
If Wednesday’s news arrives, but no one’s there to read it, does any of it really matter? Don't risk it! In today’s news: Only 10 years of waterfront wrangling to go, e-bikes get short shrift on a popular trail, Rogers wants to become a bank, and people on tubes don't like Rob Ford.
Remember when Caitlin got engaged to Joey at the cottage, only to find out he’d been doing Tessa all summer? Time to move on, Friday! Today: Doug Ford’s sneaky megamall plans, Toronto Police Board shows backbone, Oakville perv hides in bathroom, and the deepest of TV voices retires.
It’s the last day of August, don’t be sad, do-dah, do-dah. Last day of August, don’t be sad, fall is coming, hooray! Today: Strikes and more strikes, Conrad Black's family back in the news, police behaving badly, and cheese!
Yesterday, brought to you by rain: washing away our sorrow, taking away our pain. Today: brighter skies, peppier Madonna songs, and a mixed bag of news items. This fine Monday: People west of the city sift through rubble after a tornado, the land transfer tax may stick around, savages are trashing the art bikes, and some pedestrian streets may stay that way.
Your reward for fighting the good fight all week? Saturday! And old-fashioned cup cheese! In today’s tasty morsels, the police continue to act like the G20 was no big deal, Toronto has a new sports wizard, a bike thief gets his just desserts, and the people of the Yonge line get the unique joy of shuttle buses.