In Thursday's Globe and Mail, former CBC chairman Patrick Watson blasts current CBC management and calls for putting public broadcasting out to tender — while the CBC board endorses the management team. From Watson's commentary: (subscribers only) The CBC's current paralysis has displayed to the whole country a profound management ineptitude of which the industry [...]
On average, you can currently buy gas for about $1.02 to $1.04 per litre. By tomorrow morning, thanks to hurricane Rita, that's expected to hit close to two bucks per litre. Here's a CTV.ca story. Actually, in Stratford, Ont., the price started the day at $2.24 per litre before dropping, according to this globeandmail.com story. Mother [...]
An EKOS Research Associates poll finds evidence of shifting driving habits in response to higher fuel prices. Interestingly, there's a bit of a gender gap. Excerpts from the Toronto Star story: The survey by EKOS Research Associates found that 35 per cent of Canadians are driving less, 12 per cent have changed habits — by [...]
As I write this note at 12:14 a.m., on the very cusp of fall, it's 20 degrees Celsius outside. Yessiree, Toronto really pissed in the cornflakes of the weather gods this year, folks.