Get your quick news fix with “5 Things You Need to Know Today,” a daily feature that I’ll be posting on Indie88.com after the Morning Show. We’ll keep you up to date on the latest local and international stories buzzing today.
1. TTC BOMB THREATS
A 54 year-old man has been arrested after allegedly making bomb threats targeting the TTC. He faces a public mischief charge
— NEWSTALK1010 (@newstalk1010) April 12, 2016
2. PATH STABBING
The woman accused in the fatal PATH system stabbing told the judge that she is concerned about terrorism. She also said that the judge should act immediately on her information. There was no mention of a mental health assessment in the bail application or pre-trial.
Accused in PATH murder gives speech about ‘terrorism’ in court: A woman charged with first-degree murder for a… https://t.co/vwoxLSDzwS
— York Region News (@yorkregionnews) April 11, 2016
3. Equal Pay Day
Today is equal pay day. A reminder that in 2016 women in Ontario still only make 73 cents for every dollar men make. Sadly, mothers are penalized even further. Share your thoughts today and use the #EqualPayDay.
— Candice Indie88 (@Candice_Indie88) April 12, 2016
4. OH SNOW!
April has already been the snowiest month in Toronto this wintery season. More than 20 centimeters have fallen but Spring is just around the corner. Sunshine with highs above 15 this weekend.
There are not enough happy face emojis to express how awesome our forecast will be for the next 7 days. pic.twitter.com/xbajdYn0l5
— Liem Vu (@liemvu) April 12, 2016
5. CANADA’S BEST PIZZA
You will never guess which Canadian city made the list of best pizza in the World. According to a travel website…Edmonton, Alberta is 8th on the list. Chicago, New York and Rome took the top 3 spots.
— The Globe and Mail (@globeandmail) April 12, 2016