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Morning Brew: May 7th, 2008

Photo: "crystal palace" by jhccheng, member of the blogTO Flickr pool.

Your Toronto morning news roundup for Tuesday May 06, 2008:

In a move that will piss off drinkers everywhere, we can expect to see beer prices rise $2-$3 more per case over the year. It's one thing that they raise gas prices but when my personal fuel becomes more expensive, I start to question exactly why I'm living here (and just as beer was becoming so much more interesting in Ontario).

Buyer beware if you're thinking about buying a condo around Yonge & Sheppard: City councillors in North York voted to provide a warning to would-be residents concerning the massive traffic gridlock in the area that has experienced rapid growth as of late.

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In a move that promises to be slightly more effective than the "terrorism threat level" in place in America, Ontario is bringing in its own red alert system to raise awareness amongst provincial residents when it comes to disasters dealing with everything from the weather to mass accidents.

If you're in the industry you probably already know it but the film business in Toronto apparently stinks, with up to 70% of its trade workers finding themselves unemployed. Art students beware!

A new study claims that infants fed breast milk are more intelligent although the head doctor in the study has no idea why. I'm no scientist but I'm betting good nutrition on the part of the mother can't hurt...


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