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. UBER ASSAULT
A Toronto Uber driver has been charged after allegedly sexually assaulting a passenger in Markham. Uber is cooperating with the police.
How did Toronto Uber driver in alleged sexual assault get hired without providing his actual age and last name? https://t.co/lazeVD3W4M
— JimmyS (@Jimmy__S99) April 27, 2016
2. PRESTO ON BUSES
The TTC is finally expanding the Presto system to buses. Presto is the pay as you go transit pass that you can use on the TTC, GO and UP express. By the end of the year all two thousand buses will have Presto readers.
I may start to love the TTC again once Presto becomes regularly available on buses. https://t.co/GsKOmFqXeP
— Rachel Sachs (@TheSachs) April 20, 2016
3. DYSON HAIR DRYER
It’s not a hair dryer…its a Dyson. The Vacuum company has released a $500 blow dryer that will dry your hair eight times faster without blowing your head off.
— HuffPost Canada (@HuffPostCanada) April 28, 2016
4. MEAN SEXIST TWEETS
#MoreThanMean was trending yesterday. A PSA has been released on YouTube that features men reading mean tweets to female sportscasters and its nasty. The men are obviously uncomfortable.
5. PRINCE PAINKILLERS
There are reports that painkillers were found at Prince’s house when he died. The DEA is investigating.
— USA TODAY (@USATODAY) April 28, 2016