Leafs Pounded By Senators in Season Opener

Morning Brew: October 5, 2006

Your morning news roundup for Thursday, October 5, 2006:

In a sign of the next 6 months to come (and proof that the pre-season results don't really mean anything), the Leafs got crushed by the Ottawa Senators in the season opener last night.

Ontario has cleared the way for e-bikes to run on this province's roadways. Now that they've figured that out, let's start making some headway into creating more bike lanes.

When 72% of the people who need it most aren't getting the necessary daycare, you know Harper's decision to give out cheques instead of invest in childcare may have been a bad idea.

Fantino is convinced the city needs a mobile command unit, which in essence is just a big van with lots of cool gadgets in it.

I understand that being made out of glass might make them a little hard to see, but how do you explain two different vehicles running into bus shelters in Scarborough this week?

John Tory, leader of the Ontario Tories, is planning to go head to head with new education minister Kathleen Wynne in Don Valley West in the next provincial election.

Two people were shot outside an Etobicoke school yesterday.

Playing with fire isn't smart in general, but is even more ridiculous if you're shooting lighter fluid at other people's shirts.

Is our city composting too much? Is that even possible? Newmarket residents apparently don't like the smell of our compost, as Toronto's major composting plant has been ordered to close down.

When I first moved to Toronto many years ago, the first place I lived was in Weston. The community celebrates its 125th birthday soon, and Eye has a great look at its history.

(Image: Michael Wong)


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