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Morning Brew: August 28th, 2007


Photo: "2007 08 26 002" by blogTO Flickr pooler swilton.

Your morning news roundup for Tuesday August 28th, 2007:

A Toronto biologist who spent 12 years growing a natural garden on her front property is demanding compensation after the city chopped it all down. Complaints from neighbours were fueled by their belief that the garden was made up of weeds and a dead raccoon.

The TTC has launched an online survey to gather public opinion. Is this a legitimate approach to helping solve the budget problem, or propaganda from our mayor?

Convicted and shamed former media mogul Conrad Black wants a new trial.

An early Ipsos-Reid poll shows the Liberals in position to take a minority government in Ontario. A recent Spacing poll tells a very different story. I wonder where blogTO readers' politics fall...

Former Maple Leaf goaltender Ed Belfour is 42-years old but not ready to quit playing hockey - he's going to Sweden!


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