Mayor Miller Considers Downtown Parking Surcharge

Morning Brew: November 27, 2006

Your morning news roundup for Monday, November 27, 2006:

You might have thought parking rates downtown are already horrendous, but Mayor Miller wants you to pay more in order to battle the smog problem in our city.

The Canadian Finance Minister is suggesting that the TTC should partner with the private sector if they want more funding.

A Scarborough man was shot in the chest this weekend. The investigation is still ongoing.

If it's not a gun, it's a brick: a young Toronto man home for US Thanksgiving weekend was attacked after leaving an ATM this weekend.

The Raptors win so rarely these days that any notch in the win column makes headlines.

A Malian village presented GG Michaelle Jean with a goat yesterday as a symbol of thanks for Canada's support in regional development.

You've seen the video of the grow-op bust, but the OPP is growing concerned that booby-trapped grow-ops are more of a danger to bystanders these days.

The new TTC tokens are now on sale, and you've got just over two months to use your stash of old ones sitting in your drawer. Start traveling in the city more.

The mobster take-down in Montreal means that T.O. may just be the next mafia hub in the region. Insert your Godfather-themed joke here.

Twenty cases of Hepatitis A have been reported Toronto.

Fantino is being accused of squashing a previous anti-corruption probe of Toronto's police a few years ago. Let's just hope Bill Blair doesn't do the same.

It may not be your civic duty, but go out and vote for round 2 of the Canadian Blog Awards. Especially since this little ol' blog here is in the running for Best Local Blog.

Speaking of voting, Spacing is looking for your funniest moments from the recent municipal elections. You know you have some to share...

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