Fort York Historic Site
Construction begins on the Visitor Centre at Fort York. The $18 million contract was recently awarded to Harbridge + Cross Limited.
Light rail transit
Council formally approves a master agreement with provincial transit agency Metrolinx to build four light rail lines along Eglinton, Sheppard East, the Scarborough Rapid Transit corridor and Finch West.
Toronto Public Health launches a free mobile dental health clinic for kids 17 and under. The 40-foot customized bus will visit neighbourhoods and community agencies from 8 am to 4 pm Monday to Friday.
The Christie's cookie plant on Lakeshore announces it will be closing its doors, reportedly to make room for a condo - as if another is needed in densified south Etobicoke. That closure would put 550 people out of work; the Labour Council asks the city to take immediate action to save those jobs.
Casino double dealing
The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation tries to pass off as editorial a two-page ad in the Star pushing a Toronto casino and calling the economic benefits of the project a "sure bet."
Shoppers Drug Mart cans - for now - its canned Christmas music after customers complain in droves about having to listen to carols so soon after Halloween.