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Morning Brew: January 15th, 2007

Your morning news roundup for Monday January 15th, 2007:

Warning. It's winter out there - big time. Severe weather is responsible for several accidents on the roads, school bus cancellations, and flight cancellations and delays at Pearson. They're suggesting that if you don't absolutely need to drive, don't.

4800 winter survival kits containing mittens, socks, scarves, sleeping bags, and personal hygiene products will be distributed to Toronto homeless to help them cope with the nasty cold that's on the way.

Maybe he was hit by a car after all. Or maybe he wasn't. The cause of death of an Ontario teen killed in Mexico is still in question even after an Ontario coroner's findings correspond with the reports from Mexico's authorities.

This weekend saw another night club shooting and another suspect with a gun get away. Drunken brawling is bound to happen now and then, but whatever happened to duking it out with knuckle sandwiches?

Former Minister of Education John Snobelen has been charged for gun-related offences including unauthorized possession of a firearm, unlawful acquisition of a firearm and careless storage of a firearm. Way to be a roll model, John.

A Toronto VOIP company is the latest to stake a claim to the "iPhone" trademark in Canada. Apple has much deeper pockets for legal fees and payoffs. Boycott DRM. Support open source.

(photo: blogTO Flickr pooler gingerbugjones)


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