Barack Obama manages to refer to the fight for women's rights (Seneca Falls, New York), the civil rights movement (Selma, Alabama) and the birth of the gay rights struggle (the Stonewall riot) in one scintillating sentence in his inauguration speech Monday, January 21.
Recently minted CNE Board of Directors president Brian Ashton comes out against MGM's plans to park a casino at the Ex.
Chair Karen Stintz votes against a motion during last week's budget deliberations to add $5 mil to the TTC budget and help alleviate crowding. She must be running for mayor. Read Ben Spurr's story.
The number of homeless people who died on Toronto's streets in 2012, the highest number since 2007. Council cut support to emergency shelter beds in this year's budget.
The PC leader proposes giving welfare recipients a debit card to buy food so they won't spend it on booze, presumably. Hudak's screwy. After rent and TTC, there's little left for eats for those on social assistance.
Sun News's lightning rod of controversy confronts protesters outside the network's King Street offices - there to accuse him of racism - and nearly gets himself arrested for inciting a riot.