This week in history, two formative events for Canada: the death by hanging of 1837 rebels Samuel Lount and Peter Matthews; and the Battle of Vimy Ridge in 1917.
Jenna Morrison remembered
Plans for Canada's first-ever reflexology footpath are unveiled in Dufferin Grove Park to honour the Toronto mother killed while riding her bike on Dundas West in 2011. Morrison was five months pregnant at the time. Her husband, Florian Schuck, designed the footpath.
Stocking up before May 24
LCBO workers vote to reject the provincial government's latest offer, with a possible strike date for sometime in mid-May, just before the Victoria Day long weekend.
Bob Rae conspiracies
The NDP-leader-turned-Grit steps down as Grit interim leader, and TVO's Steve Paikin (we always knew he was a closet Liberal) posits that Bob, who's pushing retirement age, would make a better mayoral candidate than Olivia Chow. Ugh.
Chief Bill Blair
One week Toronto's top cop is blasting his charges on the force - at least those "idiots" who would abuse their police powers. The next, at an in-camera meeting of the Police Services Board, he's excusing the bad behaviour of cops who lie on the witness stand.
Island Airport foes
Porter Airlines announces a plan to buy jets - and ask the feds to allow expansion of its waterfront runways. Hate to say we told you so, but....