PETA's Sexiest Vegetarian is a Torontonian

Morning Brew: May 11, 2006

Your morning news roundup for Thursday, May 11, 2006:

Torontonian and OCAD student Stephanie McColl wins PETA's Sexiest Vegetarian Alive contest, particularly poignant as Toronto was recently named one of the most vegetarian-friendly cities in North America.

Local millionaire Fred Dominelli joins the race for city councillor in Ward 17. I don't think he minds if municipal politicians get a raise or not.

Apathetic Torontonians can now avoid voting every four years instead of three, as the Ontario government approved a bill yesterday to extend the municipal political term.

North Yorkers don't want buses on their streets, after TTC buses are rerouted from Ellerslie all the way up to Finch in light of the Sheppard detour.

Ontario's high school graduation rate drops to 71%, but we can still take solace in the fact that we're not as bad as Alberta.

Marion Andre, founder of Toronto's Theatre Plus in 1973, passed away on Tuesday at the age of 85.

The Medicor Cancer Centre opened in North York yesterday, and the slippery slope towards two-tier health care begins.


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