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LOCAL

The Toronto Maple Leafs crashed and burned against the Boston Bruins 4-1 in game one last night in Boston. The Leafs trail the best of seven series 1-0. [Toronto Sun]

Mississauga councillors have voted to repeal the city’s shark fin ban. The proposed federal ban was defeated by an unanimous vote at a general committee last week. [Toronto Star]

Opposition leader Tim Hudak will testify before a committee against Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne on the cancellation of the gas plants. He says the Premier’s tesitmony was “highly evasive”. [Toronto Star]

 

NATIONAL

Ontario Transportation Minister Glen Murray says he is revisiting a $34 billion transit plan for the Toronto region. Murray has requested further study to see if changes would serve the region’s transit needs. [Globe and Mail]

An RCMP officer has been cleared of any wrong doing for shooting Gregory Matters, a 40-year old Bosnian veteran. An independent investigations office concluded “there was no evidence that any police officer committed an offence related to this death.” [National Post]

Audtior General Michael Ferguson released a report earlier this week which said the military’s failure to invest in new search planes was a risk to Canada’s rescue program. In 2004 the program received $1.3 billion in funding. [CBC]

 

INTERNATIONAL

Three friends of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, have been jailed for obstructing justice. Authorities recovered a laptop, some fireworks and a jar of Vaseline and say they were taken from Tsarnaev’s dorm room hours after the FBI released photos of the two suspects. [CNN]

North Korea has dished out a 15-year prison sentence to a US citizen for unspecified hostile acts. Kenneth Bae was arrested in November last year and his trial began earlier this week. [UK Guardian]

Some US retailers, such as the GAP, are rethinking thier position in Banglaesh after a factory collapse killed more than 400 people. Earlier this year, Disney ordered an end to production of branded merchandise in Bangladesh. [New York Times]

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