5 Things You Need To Know Today: May 3, 2016

Today's New 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. UBER VOTE TODAY

The Uber vs Taxi debate will be back at City Hall today. Councillors will vote on new rules that would level the playing field for taxi’s. Uber has threatened to leave Toronto if council votes in favour of the changes.


 

2. RAPTORS START ROUND TWO

It’s game one for the Raptors and Miami Heat tonight at the ACC at 8PM. Here is the full playoff schedule. There could be a conflict for game 5 as there is a Pearl Jam concert scheduled at the ACC that night.
 


 

3. SO EXCITED FOR STATS

Canadians were so excited about the long form census that they crashed the government website yesterday. The census collects demographic information on people living in Canada.


 

4. DONALD TRUMP INDIANA PRIMARY

If Donald Trump wins the Indiana primary he could be unstoppable. A win today would help the full size Oompa Loompa nearly clinch the Republican nomination.


 

5. LIFE ON OTHER PLANETS

There could be life on another planet. Three new planets similar to Earth were discovered forty light years outside of our solar system. They are similar in size and temperature.