Bixi marks a milestone - its one-millionth ride, made by Melanie Brayne between Queens Quay and Spadina and Yonge and Harbour. Total elapsed time: 13 minutes.
The Glen Cedar Footbridge at Strathearn and Heathdale, which was twice threatened with demolition, most recently as part of the ill-fated Spadina Expressway, celebrates it 100th anniversary on Sunday (October 21).
An Ontario judge puts a stop to plans to mine 30 million more tonnes of limestone in the Mount Nemo area, thanks in part to the efforts of singer/songwriter Sarah Harmer. Her reaction on page 62.
The rookie Davenport councillor regarded as an up-and-comer by council colleagues is charged with DUI - sending Fordists scurrying to figure out how they can turn this one to their political advantage.More at nowtoronto.com.
Prison horror stories
The Elizabeth Fry Society asks for a "systemic review" of health care services in provincial jails after a Cornwall woman gives birth on the floor of her cell at the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre.
Seven-time Tour de France champion and the world's most famous cancer survivor Lance Armstrong is exposed as the ringleader of the biggest lie perpetrated on the sporting public in history. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency reveals through testimony of 11 former teammates that his title victories were fuelled by performance-enhancing drugs. Sad.