Morning Brew: October 16, 2006

Your (slightly-abridged, for today) morning news roundup for Monday, October 16, 2006:

The man who represented the stars but ended up being a star himself, Gino Empry, passed away this weekend at the age of 83.

The Toronto Star is letting students that are not old enough to vote speak up on what they want from the mayor of Toronto. Too bad most people who are old enough to vote don't speak up through their ballots.

A Vancouver man won the Toronto Marathon yesterday, which was marked by good weather, good spirits, and a good time.

New liquor laws are being introduced in order to prevent the addition of date rape drugs to unattended drinks. About time.

Still looking for a job? Well, the Toronto Waterfront Revitalization Corporation is looking for a new chairman to start in February.

A UofT prof believes that commuting times would be better and Toronto would have less congestion if we put traffic lights on the highway entry points.

Bob Rae and Michael Ignatieff were squabbling like former roommates — which they are — at yesterday's Liberal leadership debate.


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