The Toronto Cyclists Union surpasses 2,000 paying members, doubling its membership in the last 12 months.
The Ontario government announces it's cancelling plans to allow logging at Wolf Lake northeast of Sudbury, home to the largest remaining old-growth red pine forest in the province. Mining, though, is still a go.
The feds signal that the exorbitant purchase of F-35 fighter jets, once thought to be a given, is now up in the air. Maybe those billions could be put toward a national public transit strategy?
The provincial Grits, blaming the deficit bogeyman, announce plans to "modernize" gaming in the province and build a casino in the Toronto area. The Grits declared in 2003 that no more casinos would be built, arguing that gambling had reached the saturation point in Ontario.
A truck carrying some 6,500 chickens to the Maple Leaf plant in Brampton rolls into a ditch on Hwy 410. What happened to the dead fowl? It's not clear. Toronto Chicken Save, quoting a source at Maple Leaf, says injured birds were "processed."
Another fast food franchise is slated to move into the Queen West neighbourhood - an A&W at Queen and Spadina.