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. BLOOR BIKE LANES
Will Bloor finally get bike lanes? The Public Works Committee will be debating the pilot project today. If approved by council, there will be bike lanes on Bloor from Shaw to Avenue later this summer.
— Cycle Toronto (@CycleToronto) April 24, 2016
2. JAYS WIN AND LOSE
The good news…the Blue Jays beat the Athletics on Josh Donaldson Bobblehead Day yesterday. The bad news…Jays outfielder Chris Colabello got suspended for taking performance enhancing drugs.
— Toronto Blue Jays (@BlueJays) April 24, 2016
3. CALGARY HATES UBER
Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi has apologized to Uber after getting caught on tape saying some not so nice things about the ride sharing company. The Calgary Mayor was using a similar service called Lyft in Boston when the driver live streamed the ride on periscope.
— Candice Indie88 (@Candice_Indie88) April 25, 2016
About that Taxicab Confession. Here's my statement and apology: https://t.co/ymqqL3FVrx
— Naheed Nenshi (@nenshi) April 24, 2016
4. WEED IS EVERYWHERE
Been to a weed dispensary lately? Its not hard to find them. According to the Canadian Association of Medical Cannabis Dispensaries there are at least 350 that have opened in Canada since the Liberals announced that they would legalize.
It seems every second shop in Toronto these days Is a weed dispensary…
I guess there must be a lot of folks suffering from anxiety RS
— Ron Sexsmith (@RonSexsmith) April 23, 2016
5. PRINCE FUNERAL
Prince was laid to rest Saturday in a private ceremony. He died at the age of 57 on Thursday morning. The cause of death has not been determined.
— HuffPost Canada (@HuffPostCanada) April 25, 2016