Happening NOW: January 21, 2010

Samsung's wind farm cash, prorogue panel today, and bike friendly biz awards


What’s happening January 21, 2010:

If you can’t wait for the prorogue protest rally on Saturday, there’s a panel discussion being hosted by U of T’s Law Students for Democracy. It happens today from 5:30-7 pm at Bennett Lecture Hall, Flavelle House, at 78 Queen’s Park.

Meanwhile, Jack Layton says the NDP is going to propose limits on the PM’s ability to prorogue according to whims spurred by criticism of Conservative ineptitude.

Congratulations go out to the winners of the city’s Bicycle Friendly Business Awards. The “best overall” award went to the Bike Train this year – that’s the service where you take you bike on a train to say, Niagara.

The province is set to approve a deal for wind and solar farms with Samsung. The Korean company is set to drop $7 bil of their own cash on the renewable energy plan.

At lot of people are saying Conan O’Brien is done this week. Gawker does a great job of collecting all the relevant clips on the late night imbroglio, including the part where it seems Conan blew $1.5 mil of NBC cash on a Bugatti Veyron just to mock Leno.[rssbreak]

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