How Can I Take a Sick Day and Stay at Home When It's So Nice Outside?

Morning Brew: November 29, 2006

Your morning news roundup for Wednesday, November 29, 2006:

I'm sitting at home right now coughing a lung out, and CityNews decides to run a story on the weirdest sick day excuses. Very timely.

An emotionally distraught man fell from a balcony at the Delta Chelsea Hotel early yesterday morning.

There's still a whole month before the holiday shopping rush, but already people are doing crazy things: a Toronto mother locked her five children in a car while she went holiday shopping.

The federal Liberals gather in Montreal today, and just to mix it up a little and make it even more exciting, Ralph Goodale has thrown his support behind leadership candidate Bob Rae.

I had the chance to hang out with Steve Mann for a while when I was at UofT, and now CityNews has decided to bring his odd genius to the mainstream public.

A new study has given a 'C' to Toronto for sewage control, and other Great Lakes cities haven't done much better. The moral of the story: don't drink out of Lake Ontario.

He may have the whole world in his head, but can he get you from downtown to the airport in under 20 minutes? The National Post has a chat with Toronto cab driver Mr. Geography.

(Image: Chris)


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