Nuit Blanche Rocks Toronto

Morning Brew: October 2, 2006

Your morning news roundup for Monday, October 2, 2006:

In case you haven't heard, Toronto held a very successful Nuit Blanche this past weekend. Of course, you don't have to take it from me.

The Fight Club phenomenon has reached such a height that you can now buy amateur fight videos at Toronto music and video stores. Were Brad Pitt and Edward Norton not entertaining enough?

Toronto MP Michael Ignatieff is poised to become the next leader of the Liberal party, holding a narrow lead over his one time roommate Bob Rae.

In the wake of the highway collapse in Montreal this weekend, CityNews is asking how safe overpasses and bridges are in our own city. Yet another reason to tear down the Gardiner?

Start looking for those canned goods in your kitchens, as the Fall Food Drive kicks off today and runs until October 20th.

My mom told me yesterday that she wanted to go to Dufferin Mall, and I was puzzled. Looks like the new renovation is getting quite the warm reception inside and outside the community.

The light drizzle didn't keep thousands of people from coming out to CIBC's Run for the Cure yesterday, which hoped to raise over $4 million for breast cancer research.

A special memorial held yesterday honored some of our city's oft-forgotten heroes: our firefighters.

In a classic case of deceiving appearances, a simple and unassuming Toronto teacher left $4.3 million for wetland conservation upon her passing last year.

(Image: Craig White)


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