Massive Attack Cancel Toronto Show

Morning Brew: September 8, 2006

Your morning news roundup for Friday, September 8, 2006:

Massive Attack have pulled out of this weekend's V Fest because of visa issues. Though I do find it weird that such an internationally acclaimed band still gets visa issues.

Thought four years was too short a time to figure out what to do with our trash? Okay, how about four months? A new bill might stop our trash entering the US by the new year. Luckily, Now has some ideas.

The controversial red berets may disappear off Toronto streets soon, as the Guardian Angels are having some funding difficulties here in the city.

In a ceremony that was probably a lot more interesting than my own convocation from UofT, 160 new officers have graduated from the Toronto police academy.

Bensimon-Byrne must be doing quite well now, after the new Ontario logo redesign and now the $4-6 million OLGC rebranding.

Sure, your street may have slower traffic, but if your house is on fire, those speed bumps on your street may be a nuisance rather than an aid.

The new site for the Toronto Film Studios had its groundbreaking today, meaning Toronto will not only be the place to be for watching movies at festivals, but also for making your movies too.

Toronto-area MP Michael Ignatieff keeps adding big names to his campaign for Liberal Party leader. Now he needs to stop adding names and start adding issues.

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