Ontario to Change Seat Belt Laws

Morning Brew: October 17, 2006

Your morning news roundup for Tuesday, October 17, 2006:

Don't plan on packing all your friends into your car for that quick ride home anymore, because Ontario is changing its seat belt laws.

Jagoda Pike has been named as the new publisher of the Toronto Star, the first woman to ever lead Canada's largest daily newspaper.

Lister Sinclair, the voice most of us remember from CBC's The Nature of Things, passed away yesterday at the age of 85.

Apparently, nightclubs are open on Monday nights too, as a man was shot in the backside on the dance floor of DNA Lounge early this morning.

In a headline that seems to be recurring too much recently, a Toronto man died in a house fire yesterday.

In today's piece of obvious news, a study has found that many people across the GTA support online voting. Which would explain the popularity of sites like Hot or Not.

A man who had been watching a fight in Toronto's east end was shot in the foot early this morning.

"It's 2010: Do you know where your health care is?" Well, they might be four years early, but at least doctors have good intentions with their new ad campaign.

A tale of two cities: Calgary is set to dethrone Toronto as the economic powerhouse of the country. We'll see about that.

(Image: Nathan James)


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