LCBO to start charging deposit

Morning Brew: December 1, 2006

Your morning news roundup for Friday, December 1, 2006:

Get ready to pay a bit more for your booze: the LCBO will start charging a deposit on wine and liquor bottles starting this February.

Auditors are claiming that four children's aid agencies in Ontario have been misspending their money on trips, luxury vehicles, and other "questionable" expenditures. The sad thing in all of this is that it's the children that lose out the most.

It's going to be a wet and wild weekend, as the rain continues to pound down on the city.

A second woman was assaulted near the York University campus earlier this week, and police believe it's the same person.

A Toronto man has died of meningitis, and health officials are issuing a warning for people who may have been at Crews/Tango on the 17th and 18th of this month. If you may be one of them, free vaccinations are being offered at 519 Church Street today.

It's not just a place to find neat street art and get some decent food: Ottawa has now named Kensington Market a historic site.

It's World AIDS Day. Time to take action.


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