A proposal to make Bloor Street pedestrian-only for four days this summer will be up for debate by the city’s economic committee on Wednesday. If approved, it will go before city council in May. Mayor Rob Ford has already said he is against the proposal, which is being championed by Coun. Kristyn Wong-Tam. Coun. Ana Bailao is also backing the proposal. However, neither Wong-Tam nor Bailao are on the executive committee. Ford is, though he is no longer the chair.
Well, he did write the song that makes the whole world sing. Pharrell Williams, 41, couldn’t help but get overcome with emotion as Oprah Winfrey, played a clip of fans around the world doing the “Happy dance” during a one-hour interview Sunday night.
“I don’t know why I’m crying!” he laughed, as he wiped away tears, referring to the positive message of the video. ”It makes me cry, too!” Winfrey agreed.
Yup, doctors are suggesting we just leave our ears alone, when it comes to wax build-up! Lots of adults still adhere to the notion that the only clean ear is an ear devoid of wax. But doctors say wax has nothing to do with poor hygiene and is merely the body’s way of shielding the delicate inner workings of the ear and protecting precious hearing!
Premier Kathleen Wynne says her Liberal government will spend $29 billion over the next decade on transit and transportation. Speaking to a noon-hour Toronto crowd of about 500, Wynne said among other things it will dedicate 7.5 cents of the gas tax and the HST on fuel tax — totalling more than $1.3 billion — to build new transit, roads, highways and bridges.
Ontario Transportation Minister Glen Murray has announced $25 million for cycling facilities on provincial highways and municipal roads over the next three years in an effort to make Ontario Canada’s premier cycling province.
In a strange turn of events, Rio 2 took first place at the box office on Friday, but fell back to second place for the three-day weekend. As a result, Captain America: The Winter Soldier was able to narrowly hold on to the top spot for the second-straight weekend, making $41.4 million. Have a look at this weekend’s top 5 movie TRAILERS, inside!
Gas prices are expected to rise ANOTHERtwo cents at midnight, to an average price of 137.0 cents/litre at most GTA gas stations!!? — that’s an increase of 5.6 cents in the last three days.!! Seriously, what is going on? Torontogasprices.com is saying the cheapest prices in the GTA right now, are in Newmarket/Bradford, at 125.9…If you see a spot for cheaper prices, post where they are, below..! Thanks and drive safely!
OTTAWA – Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that a State Funeral will be held for the Honourable Jim Flaherty on April 16, 2014 in Toronto, in honour of his years of dedicated service to the Canadian people.