Toronto Left Off Magazine List

Morning Brew: August 29, 2006

Your morning news roundup for Tuesday, August 29, 2006:

Toronto is left off Travel + Leisure's list of top 10 destinations in Canada and the US because we don't have "any one thing that sort of stands up and knocks you out." I can surely find tons of people in the city that would stand up and knock you out if you get them mad.

The province has just announced that Ontario's disabled citizens are finally getting their overdue support payments.

One of the men charged with last year's horrific boxing day shooting has had his bail revoked, sending him to jail despite his proclaimed innocence.

Not everyone is excited about the film festival starting next week, as some Canadian directors claim it's too hard to get noticed at Toronto's premier film event.

After the media exposed to thieves how to break Toronto's bike stands, the city has decided to beef up the stands to cut down on theft.

In a day of explosions, Monday saw a neighborhood in Mississauga covered in flames, and a stretch of the 401 shut down by fire.

That bootleg copy of the new Brad Pitt movie might be harder to get now, after Toronto police busted the largest DVD piracy ring in Canadian history.

He couldn't make it out to Toronto for the AIDS Conference, but at least you'll be able to see PM Stephen Harper when he makes a cameo on Corner Gas.

A man that was injured on a ride at the CNE this weekend may be considering legal action.

City trustees are tired of an old-funding structure that leaves them short on cash. Maybe this might be where the province can use that huge surplus they just reported.

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