Loblaws Workers Going on Strike

Morning Brew: October 3, 2006

Your morning news roundup for Tuesday, October 3, 2006:

Stock up on your groceries now, or at least find a new grocery store: Loblaws employees may be going on strike this weekend.

An arrest has been made in this weekend's Scarborough shooting.

Why the world is going getting worse, reason #461: a senior citizen was sent flying into the air after being struck by a vehicle that didn't stick around to help.

A study is guessing that over 20,000 illegal workers are in the construction industry in Canada, which is obviously not sitting well with the members of Toronto's biggest construction union.

Mayor Miller is set to announce the start of an international competition to redesign our city hall. Film executives everywhere should start looking for a new space-age building to pretend to blow up.

They say that you should never trust a poll, but this one looks pretty accurate: David Miller holds a commanding lead in the race for Toronto's mayor.

Porn DVD sales at Good For Her have tripled this year, showing us all that the internet can be beat.

The CAMH facility on Queen West is getting a makeover, and I'm hoping that they keep all that wonderful green space around it.

Word to the wise for all immigration judges: if you're going to proposition refugee claimants, make sure they don't have boyfriends with video cameras.

Porter Airlines is set to take off on October 23, and Olivia Chow is one of the many people that aren't happy with "flying refined."

(Image: Simon Choy)


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