2006-09-13-morningbrew.jpg

Morning Brew: September 13, 2006

Your morning news roundup for Wednesday, September 13, 2006.

Steve Maclean of Montreal became the second Canadian to walk in space this morning. The laser physicist was part of a two-man team that was freeing up a new set of solar arrays that supply power to the International Space Station.

Hot lovin' or bloody violence, take your pick. That's what the women of Pereira, Colombia, are telling their men. The city, with a population of less than 600,000, reported 480 killings last year. The Pereiran women decided then to withhold sex as part of the disarmament program. It'll be interesting to see where this goes...

The bodies of the victims found dead at the Delta Chelsea have been identified. The two Swiss and one German were found on Monday and police are still uncertain as to motives behind the incident.

The identity of Internet vlog sensation Lonelygirl15 has been revealed. New Zealander Jessica Lee Rose plays "Bree", a geeky 16-year-old girl, on a popular miniseries airing on YouTube and MySpace. It was only revealed last week that the whole thing was a social experiment concocted by three twentysomething Californians. Some people just have too much time on their hands...


Latest Videos



Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in City

Here is the latest update on the woman who was brutally set on fire at a TTC station

Toronto airport keeps losing people's luggage and even pets amid baggage claim mess

It's going to be very wet and windy in Toronto this week as humidex set to spike

Sikh security guards dismissed from jobs at City of Toronto sites over facial hair policy

Toronto ranked one of the best cities in the world for students

Dangerous motorcycle stunt driving incident filmed on Toronto highway

Toronto store puts up coat hanger window display to advocate for abortion rights

Only one airport on earth had more delays than Toronto Pearson this weekend