5 Things You Need To Know Today: April 25, 2016

Today's News Highlights!

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. BLOOR BIKE LANES

Will Bloor finally get bike lanes? The Public Works Committee will be debating the pilot project today. If approved by council, there will be bike lanes on Bloor from Shaw to Avenue later this summer.


 

2. JAYS WIN AND LOSE

The good news…the Blue Jays beat the Athletics on Josh Donaldson Bobblehead Day yesterday. The bad news…Jays outfielder Chris Colabello got suspended for taking performance enhancing drugs.


 

3. CALGARY HATES UBER

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi has apologized to Uber after getting caught on tape saying some not so nice things about the ride sharing company. The Calgary Mayor was using a similar service called Lyft in Boston when the driver live streamed the ride on periscope.


 

4. WEED IS EVERYWHERE

Been to a weed dispensary lately? Its not hard to find them. According to the Canadian Association of Medical Cannabis Dispensaries there are at least 350 that have opened in Canada since the Liberals announced that they would legalize.


 

5. PRINCE FUNERAL

Prince was laid to rest Saturday in a private ceremony. He died at the age of 57 on Thursday morning. The cause of death has not been determined.