Richard Colvin; bean counting at the food bank, and the Grey Cup: Listen to my three-minute audio roundup of what's on the front pages of the country's newspapers plus highlights from Friday's Parliamentary daybook by clicking on the link below.
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Here's the links to the top stories in today's summary:
Toronto Star: Province cracks down on compost
Montreal Gazette: Cheryl Cornacchia reports that with revenue down 10 per cent and demand up 30 per cent buying dried beans and providing recipes with them is one way the NDG Food Depot is taking care of both the bottom line and its users.
The Ottawa Citizen: Neco Cockburn at city hall reports that Ottawa Citizens are looking at a proposed 2010 tax increase of 3.99 per cent.
The Edmonton Journal: Jodie Sinnema eports that Alberta has recorded 217 new syphilis cases so far this year, despite a $2-million awareness campaign launched in January.
Calgary Herald: Richard Cuthbertson reports that two children – a boy and a girl — were found dead inside a home in the city’s northwest section.
It’s Grey Cup Weekend and Vanier Cup Weekend. Today, the University of Calgary Dinosaurs square off against the upstart Queen’s University Golden Gaels. Tomorrow in Calgary, it’s the Montreal Alouettes and the Saskatchewan Rough Riders. Tomorrow’s game is all over the front page of the Regina Leader Post and the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix.
Vancouver Sun: Tiger Woods car crash.