The Election Isn't Over Until the Recounts are Done

Morning Brew: November 15, 2006

Your morning news roundup for Wednesday, November 15, 2006:

It's the day after the election results are out. You know what that means: demands for recounts!

The majority of Toronto's voters are happy with Mayor Miller's win, but that doesn't mean Dalton McGuinty is too excited about it: he's already said no to Miller's demand for some sales tax revenue.

After 11 union-backed candidates won seats in the TDSB this past election, some members of the public are concerned that the administration of the school board will be ineffective. To that, I say, "what's new?"

A smaller number of people voted in this year's election, but that's a good thing: actual voter turnout was up.

A mysterious disease is plaguing eye surgery patients at The Scarborough Hospital, causing the busy cataract surgery centre to close its doors temporarily.

Neighbourhood nice guy Jack Maggoe was shot and killed in Malvern last night, proving that no matter how good of a person you are, you're not immune to Toronto's violent crime problem.

A new poll shows Canadians are accepting multiculturalism, but don't start celebrating yet: the results are tempered by the fact that negative views about Islam are still prevalent in this country.

The SIU polices the police, but who polices TTC Special Constables? That's an important question after TTC constables pepper sprayed a man this weekend and left him almost dead.

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