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Morning Brew: Where the mayoral candidates call home, the week's election news, Conrad Black on his release, Fantino's still at it, Hazel McCallion might not be, and more classiness from the 407

A couple weeks ago, EYE Weekly did an interesting little bit on Joe Pantalone's home in Little Italy. Well, the Star must have been paying attention to their diminutive brethren. Today they take a look at each of the five leading mayoral candidates homes. Who lives the best? If property value is a trustworthy indicator, Sarah Thomson -- and by a landslide. Does the exposure of this information increase or decrease her chances? Oh, and where does John Tory live? Might as well include him too...

In other news about the mayoral candidates, the Globe's Marcus Gee took a plane ride with Smitherman to look at traffic congestion, well the Post does my job for me by providing capsule updates on what everyone else is up to.

As expected, Conrad Black has written a not-so-capsule reflection on his release from a Florida prison. He can still turn the words, but sentences like this are a bit much: "I never expected that I would have to serve the whole term, though I was, and am, psychologically prepared to do so, now that I have learned more of the fallibility of American justice, which does convict many people, who, like me, would never dream of committing a crime in a thousand years." Cue the Shawhank Redemption. What are you in here for Connie? Nothing, my lawyer screwed me.

In Brief:

This article on soon-to-be retired OPP Chief Julian Fantino makes him sound like the best cop ever!

Hurricane Hazel is dissipating over land...

With this platform, Royson James should run for mayor. Who knows? He'd probably win...

Classy. The 407 is sending bills to dead people.

Photo by blogTO contributor Jen Tse.


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