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. GORD DOWNIE HAS CANCER
An important message from the band is now up on https://t.co/bnOogWaF9U
— The Tragically Hip (@thehipdotcom) May 24, 2016
2. RAPTORS EVEN THE SERIES
The Raptors evened the series with the Cavaliers last night. Game 5 will be in Cleveland tomorrow. The Raptors are the first team to keep the Cavs under a hundred points in the entire playoffs.
— John Tory (@JohnTory) May 24, 2016
3. TORONTO BID EXPO 25
Mayor Tory says Toronto will only bid to host Expo 25 if the feds gets on board to help pay for it. Prime Minister Trudeau says they will consider it. The city’s executive committee will meet to discuss today.
— TorontoStar (@TorontoStar) May 23, 2016
4. Trudeau In Tokyo
Trudeau is in Tokyo. The Prime Minister will be making an investment pitch today to Japanese auto makers today.
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) May 23, 2016
5. THE WEEKND WINS BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS
Toronto’s The Weeknd won 8 Billboard Music Awards Sunday night. It was a big night for Canadians artists: Justin Bieber and Drake also won awards.
— BillboardMusicAwards (@BBMAs) May 23, 2016