5 Things You Need To Know Today: April 4, 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 After. We’ll keep you up to date on the latest local and international stories buzzing today.
 

1. EXTREME COLD

The city’s medical officer has issued an extreme cold weather alert for today. The temperature will feel close to -15°C with wind chill. Snow has caused nearly 500 car crashes across the GTA according to Toronto Police.


 

2. JUNOS

The Weeknd took home 5 Juno Awards including Album of the Year last night. Dear Rouge won breakthrough group, while Bieber got booed for not being at the show after winning the Fans Choice Award. This year they focused more on live performances during the broadcast with most of the awards handed out the night before.


 

3. PANAMA PAPERS

An anonymous coalition of media outlets have published reports detailing the offshore dealings of multiple current and former world leaders. The Panama Papers are bigger than the offshore data published by Wikileaks in 2013.


 

4. TRUDEAU on SNL

The viral video of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau doing a yoga pose in 2011 made it onto Saturday Night Live. The picture was featured on Weekend Update.


 

5. BLUE JAYS #2

Blue Jays twitter popularity is at an all time high after their 2015 playoff run. The Jays open the 2016 season as the 2nd most followed MLB team at 1.3 million trailing only the Yankees.


 

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