A new law could see drivers give cyclists a mandatory three feet of space when passing. Image via flickr / James D. Schwartz
Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam is gunning for a law that would see drivers give cyclists a mandatory three feet of space when passing them.
Local activists say such a law could improve relationships between cyclists and drivers.
The $127.6 billion Ontario Liberal budget, which doesn’t have official opposition support, is seems designed to appease the NDP. It proposes about $960 million in new spending over the next five years that will help reduce gridlock. [CP24]
Mayor Rob Ford has called a special meeting to debate the issue of having a casino. Councillors fighting the casino proposal say council and public sentiment is firmly against a downtown casino. [Toronto Star]
A Canadian steel manufacturing company from Quebec, who built a 125-metre spire for the Wolrd Trade Centre, has resolved a long-standing dispute with New York’s Port Authority. The steel company threatened to keep the materials needed for the spire until they were paid money owed for the project. [National Post]
The latest Canadian Press Harris-Decima survey shows Justin Trudeau and his Liberals have jumped to a seven point lead in the polls.
This follows two weeks of attack ads against Trudeau and the Liberal party.
[Globe and Mail
Canada’s Supreme Court will rule on a case of Ivana Levkovic this morning that could spark the abortion debate.
Levkovic was charged with concealing a dead baby after her building’s superintendent found a stillborn child in a garbage bag on her balcony after she moved out.
A Pentagon report has revealed if North Korea continue with their nuclear missile program, the US could potentially be a target of a nuclear attack.
The report described North Korea’s ballistic missile program as “ambitious”.
Boston Marathon bombers were originally planning an attack on July 4.
The brothers finished building the bombs faster than they had anticipated, and so decided to accelerate their attack to the Boston Marathon on April 15 instead.
[New York Times
The engineer who warned authorities the collapsed Bangladeshi garment building was unsafe has been arrested.
The death toll continues to rise as the collapse has now claimed 500 lives.