Downtown Building Evacuated

Morning Brew: June 21, 2006

Your morning news roundup for Wednesday, June 21, 2006:

A downtown building was evacuated because of fumes caused by bear repellent. No bears were found on scene, meaning the stuff probably works.

MLSE chair Larry Tanenbaum donated $25-million to Mount Sinai hospital yesterday; and I thought the Leafs' losing season had hurt the MLSE pocketbook.

A controversial Muslim cleric is slated to speak at a youth conference this month, and other Muslim groups are leading the protest.

A multi-vehicle crash blocked the 401 yesterday, meaning rush hour was more like 'I hope you don't have anywhere important to go because you're going to be stuck in traffic' hour.

SIU launches an investigation into the police shooting of a 15-year-old boy yesterday. Not surprisingly, the owner of the stolen van doesn't want her car back.

Toronto ranks as the third most polite city, yet I was still trampled by hordes of unapologetic people as I tried to exit the subway at Bloor yesterday.


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