Inn on the Park Being Torn Down

Morning Brew: May 10, 2006

Your morning news roundup for Wednesday, May 10, 2006:

Toronto celebrates the Festival of Architecture & Design by deciding to tear down a Toronto landmark, the Inn on the Park.

Dylan Reid over at Spacing Wire unearths a great document with numbers to call when something in the city needs fixing. Sadly, there's no number for how to fix bad city council decisions.

Min Chen pleaded guilty to the murder of Cecilia Zhang, finally giving Cecilia's family some peace after more than two tumultuous years.

The Canadian government has decided to put an emergency preparedness kit on the market, just in case you need to hide away from the world for "five years."

City Hall decides to put a stop to nepotism, meaning you can't count on that uncle that works for the city to get you a job when you graduate anymore.

Less than one day after being criticized for its human rights records, Canada gets elected to the new UN Human Rights Council.

A Toronto woman found out the hard way that it's still a little too cold to be going for a swim in Lake Ontario.


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