10:00 Any Tears for the Taxis?
They’re mad as hell and they’re just not going to take it anymore. Cabbies across the city are opening up about Toronto’s hectic streets after last week’s deadly collision between a taxi cab and a skateboarder. Drivers say they’re sick of pedestrians, cyclists and boarders of all descriptions ignoring even the most basic road rules and putting lives in danger. They want a new code of respect to recognize the difficulties many cabbies have navigating Toronto’s streets in safety.
11:00 OSAP: Ontario Stereo Assistance Program
Student life used to be a hand-to-mouth existence juggling mounting debts, part-time work and study. Not anymore. A university student recently posted on a popular online forum: “OSAP coming in soon — need help picking my Goose!” The writer meant Canada Goose, as in the upwards-of-$500 feather-filled winter jackets. The reason? He was investing in a sturdy winter jacket for the next few years, using money provided by the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP). Another student on a different website wrote about possibly using this year’s loan to visit New York City: “I understand that I’m in debt, but I still want to be able to do stuff while I’m young.”
12:00 Tourist Traps
Is Rome really a great place to visit? Is Niagara Falls a tourist trap?
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