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. MULCAIR IS OUT
The NDP has rejected Thomas Mulcair as their fearless federal leader. Members voted 52% in favour of finding a replacement in the next two years.
— INDIE88NEWS (@indie88news) April 11, 2016
2. BIKE BLITZ
An abandoned bike blitz is underway. The city is tagging then clearing bikes that haven’t moved all winter. Last year 1500 bikes were collected.
— Metro Toronto (@metrotoronto) April 10, 2016
3. NSFW RACCOONS
A Toronto woman is describing raccoon sex as a traumatic start to her day. After hearing loud noises on the balcony, Ana Kwinter went outside and saw two trash panda’s in a loving embrace.
— Candice Indie88 (@Candice_Indie88) April 11, 2016
4. ANTI LGBTQ LEGISLATION
AMC’s The Walking Dead might stop filming in Georgia because of proposed anti LGBTQ legislation. They join the likes of Disney and Marvel who are also threatening to pull out of the Peach State. It’s not just Hollywood protesting, as Bruce Springsteen and Bryan Adams have both cancelled shows in North Carolina and Mississippi.
— CBS This Morning (@CBSThisMorning) April 11, 2016
5. EXTRA GO TRAINS
Did you notice additional Go trains running after the Jays games on the weekend? Go Transit is boosting service after big games. They will also add trains to the Lakeshore East and Lakeshore West line after Raptors games.
— GO Transit (@GOtransit) April 8, 2016