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Morning Brew: December 20, 2006

Your morning news roundup for Thursday December 14th, 2006:

Ontario wins an award for urban planning? The Places to Grow plan for urban sprawl is being touted as visionary and pragmatic, although my last trips through Brampton, Whitby, and Vaughn were neither.

Canadian hospitals and fertility clinics have an unconventional Christmas wish list and are hoping for more skin and sperm.

If you get pulled over for drunk driving in Durham region, be prepared to have your name listed publicly on the web. The same goes for getting high and driving, which reports suggest has been happening more and more.

Lawyers for the 14 accused terrorist cell plotters met for the first time yesterday to set a date for a preliminary hearing. A publication ban is in place.

Someone could be missing out on a chance to erase their mortgage or live in more luxury. A Lotto 6/49 ticket worth just over $355,000 was sold in South Western Ontario last year but hasn't yet been claimed. Time to rifle through that junk drawer and check those obscure corners of your wallet or purse - the deadline to claim the cash is 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 4, 2007.

(photo: blogTO Flickr pooler Sean Galbraith)


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