Cleaners

Morning Brew: May 8th, 2008

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Your Toronto morning news roundup for Thursday May 8th, 2008:

After much hemming and hawwing plans to open an Africentric high school will come to fruition by 2010.

Need another reason to quit driving? Hundreds of dump trucks are planning a protest that will see large portions of Toronto's highways tied up as part of an effort to improve their wages and working conditions.

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Think you have what it takes? The Toronto Maple Leafs have fired their coach, Paul Maurice, as well as the assistant couch Randy Ladouceur. All applications are being accepted; when you've hit rock-bottom, it really can't get any worse.

In a move I completely disagree with, many Canadian users of Facebook would be perfectly willing to let their boss see their profile. While half of the 1,200 surveyed are comfortable with letting their superiors see whom they've poked, two out of five of those would let a potential employer check their profile out in addition to their resume.


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