1 YOUNG WILD AND UNDERAGE Looks like the province won’t be lowering the drinking age, to many high school seniors’ disappointment.
2 THE BATTLE IS BREWING Over the weekend, parents and Cathedral area community activists formed the group, ‘Save Our Connaught’. They are fighting back against last week’s decision, handed down by the school board, to rebuild Connaught School.
3 THE CHOSEN ONE The next pope could be a Canadian. How about that? He has a long history of dealing with sexual assault issues in the Catholic Church and working with victims.
4 SAD TIMES IN JOURNALISM Canada’s largest daily newspaper is cutting 55 jobs and is considering outsourcing layout production work. Booooooo!
5 BRING ON THE POVERTY! That’s what the UN’s special rapporteur on the right to food said Canada is doing by scrapping the long form census and negotiating a free trade deal with Europe. The diplomat released his report on Canada yesterday and it isn’t pretty.
6 PULLING OUT North Korea is vowing to cancel the 1953 Korean War armistice because it is still mad at the United States and South Korea.