1 IT’S BUDGET DAY The Conservative majority government will introduce a “tweaked” budget today. The budget will run a deficit as usual.
2 STRAUSS-KAHN PLEADS INNOCENT The ex-IMF boss says he didn’t sexually attack a hotel worker.
3 HERE’S A STORY ABOUT A GOOD IDEA Marine protected areas would help keep species from going extinct and be good for the fishing industry. Read all about it.
4 SELLING TICKETS FOR MORE THAN THEY COST SHOULD BE ILLEGAL, END OF STORY Anyone want to buy season tickets to Winnipeg’s hockey team for $120,000? And why doesn’t True North have a terms of sale stipulation allowing them to crack down on reselling?
5 ANOTHER REPUBLICAN ASSHOLE WHO WANTS TO BE PRESIDENT Rick Santorum has announced he’s running for the chance to run for Barack Obama’s job. Santorum, who holds insane and extreme religious views, once tastefully said same-sex relationships would lead to “man on child, man on dog” acts. Hero O’ The ‘Dog Dan Savage, the editorial director of Seattle uber-alt The Stranger, a beloved sex-advice columnist, published author and soon-to-be MTV star, coordinated a movement to redefine Santorum’s last name as something sexually gross that no one likes. You should Google “Santorum” and find out what that thing is. Wait, I’ll do it for you.
6 HERE’S YOUR HEADLINE OF THE DAY “Conrad Black treated fellow inmates like servants”.
TAKE A WILD GUESS WHAT CANADIAN CITY I WAS IN THIS WEEKEND? Here’s a hint.