20071009_mb.jpg

Morning Brew: October 9th, 2007


Photo: "Pumpkin Time Is Coming" by blogTO Flickr pooler LexnGer.

Your morning news roundup AND POLL for Tuesday October 9th, 2007:

Normal temperatures for Oct 8th are 16째C, but yesterday we reached a whopping 32째C (making it hotter here than it was in Florida and Jamaica). I spotted a thoroughly confused dandelion in full bloom on my lawn.

Tomorrow is Election and Referendum day. Are you prepared to vote? The Star has a decent summary on the parties and their stances on issues affecting the GTA, you can watch the leader's debate again, and if you're still confused about the election reform referendum question, it helps to spend some time learning about the options. Check out our poll here as well (continue reading).

A Brampton man beat on a drum for 110h straight (that's about 4.5 days), breaking the Guinness world record. By taking 4-minute yoga meditation breaks every 10 hours and fueling up on soup and fruit juices, Jagjit Singh Batalvi was able to complete the feat.

Once again street racing and aggressive driving are responsible for horrific crashes on our roadways (one resulting in death, and the other in significant injury). Police have seized 324 vehicles since last week, when new laws gave them new powers.

Three teens in the Niagara region were hospitalized after eating the common Jimson weed with the intent to get high from its poison. Doesn't sound like much fun to me.

A poll you can vote in, after the jump...

--


Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in City

8 subway stations are shutting down on the TTC this weekend

People in Toronto looking for a good time got Doug Ford instead

Dramatic new video shows alleged assault of Black TTC rider by Toronto police

CFL player that people said had a hand in Toronto Islands attack finally speaks out

Here's what the new subway station in Liberty Village will look like

Toronto hospital ICU celebrates being COVID-19 free for the first time since March 2020

Escaped llama shuts down traffic on major Toronto highway

Doug Ford says Ontario may enter Step 2 of reopening sooner than planned