Effectiveness of TV, movie ratings systems questioned
A study out of the University of Pennsylvania found that movies rated PG-13 contained as much violence, sexual behavior and drug and alcohol use as R-rated films. Karine Ewart from Today’s Parent, gives her thoughts on the findings.
The funeral for fallen Const. John Zivcic was held on Monday. Const. Babak Andalib-Goortani was suspended without pay and has been released on $7,500 bail after being sentenced to 45 days in jail for the 2010 assault of a G20 protester.
The TTC and Corby Spirit and Wine have teamed up to offer free, extended service from 7 p.m. on Dec. 31, 2013 to 7 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2014. TTC Chair Karen Stintz and Corby President and CEO Patrick O’Driscoll made the announcement on Monday.
Students show support for Toronto’s dancing crossing guard
Toronto police have told crossing guard Kathleen Byers to stop dancing when she’s helping children across her intersection near Dufferin and Dundas streets. On Monday, students Hayley Varone-Evans and Soleil Louza showed their support for Byers and they called her a ray of sunshine.