CFRB crawls into the gutter for the sake of a little advertising.
CFRB pays panhandlers to hold up placards advertising the shock-talking radio station.
Ticket to nowhere
A spike in panhandling charges laid by police leaves anti-poverty activists wondering what ever happened to community policing.
Health Minister Tony Clement drags us down another notch at a meeting of the World Health Organization, slamming safe injection sites like Vancouver's as "encouraging people to inject heroin." Damage done.
Alliance Atlantis puts the Cumberland 4 theatre on the block, sealing the fate of yet another Yorkville entertainment destination and opening the way for yet another condo tower. There goes the neighbourhood.
Harper's guerrilla art
Stephen Harper's rampage against all things mildly cultural deepens with a $13.7 million cut to the funding of Canucks abroad, "fringe art groups" and "highly ideological," radical flag-burners like, you know, Avi Lewis and our very own Gwynne Dyer. LOL.
Music's over at CKLN
Cops become a sad fixture at campus community radio station CKLN as contract talks drag. Laying off two dozen employees with little notice will do that.