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Morning Brew: January 23rd, 2007

Your morning money forecasting news roundup for Tuesday January 23rd, 2007:

Toronto thought it had figured out its garbage problem by drafting plans to use the (ever so inappropriately named) Green Lane landfill site. Citing concerns related to groundwater and air pollution, a nearby aboriginal community is now taking the Environment Ministry to court.

Here's weird (non-intersection-specific) news out of Scarborough. A couple of Albertans took home $14million in a Lotto 6/49 draw by choosing numbers after scrutinizing and analyzing Scarborough's weather patterns (Scarborough is where the winning numbers are actually drawn). Rrrright.

Do we really need a law in place to allow women to breastfeed in public?

10 of 24 Peel Police officers charged internally by the force were, by the Police Services Act's disciplinary protocols, allowed to forfeit pay rather than face the hearing process and be identified publicly. Justice for those that are supposed to a part of upholding the law is like milk and honey.

Regular, scheduled, extra help from the teacher after class in York region public schools is now available, but comes with a bill for $190. In a new service called "The Learning Advantage" the BoE is billing parents whose children are in need extra tutoring. Is this the dawn of a two-tiered education system?

After three years of development (of the rocket science type), the NHL will be unveiling new sleek, light, and more durable jerseys at tomorrow's All-star Game.

(pre-doctored image source: theweathernetwork.com)


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