#1 — CNews | Hydro rates crippling small business, owner says
TORONTO – Sasha-Rose Dileo can feel the tension.
She’ll come into a room in the Don Mills graphics and print shop she runs with her husband, Tony Candiano, and find a light left on. It’s enough to spark a fight between the couple who have been married for 32 years.
#2 — CTV | Family selling Calgary man’s belongings to cover fees after Thailand crash
A Calgary man’s family is selling off his vehicles and other belongings in an effort to raise money to bring the traveller home from Thailand.
#3 — Global | Looking back at 10 years of Chief Bill Blair
TORONTO — Bill Blair ends a 10-year reign Saturday as chief of the Toronto Police Service.
It’s a tough job, and Blair’s had some harsh critics over the years.
#4 — Globe | Brown’s hustle attracts eclectic donor group in Ontario PC leadership race
Patrick Brown’s unlikely rise to front-runner in the contest to lead the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party is being funded by an eclectic group of donors, including well-heeled real estate developers, a local hockey-team owner, onion farmers, a medical marijuana businessman, influential Indo-Canadians and even his tennis partner, a long-time Liberal who worked in Jean Chrétien’s Prime Minister’s Office.
#5 — Postmedia | Jean Chrétien to meet Putin in Moscow to discuss West’s relations with Russia
Former prime minister Jean Chrétien will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow next week to discuss that country’s relations with the West, it was announced Friday.
#6 — BBC | Strong earthquake rocks Nepal, damages Kathmandu
A powerful earthquake has rocked central Nepal, causing extensive damage to buildings and some injuries, eyewitnesses say.
#7 — CNS | UN Non-Proliferation Meeting Could Bring New Wrangling Over Israel
(CNSNews.com) – As U.N. member-states meet in New York next week for a five-yearly conference to review the 45 year-old nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), a long-stalled Arab-led initiative targeting Israel’s presumed nuclear weapons arsenal looks likely to be a source of acrimony.
#8 — Fox | House panel threatens to cut defense secretary budget over Bergdahl stonewalling
The head of a powerful House panel is threatening to withhold defense funding over the department’s alleged stonewalling in a probe of the controversial swap of five Taliban leaders for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
#9 — DM | How safe are the prawns YOU’RE eating?
Are you partial to a prawn mayo sandwich, drawn by the lure of a shrimp cocktail on a menu?
Once only enjoyed by the affluent, prawns are now a healthy, cheap option filling supermarkets, sandwich bars and restaurants across the world.
But have you ever stopped to think about where the ones you’re eating have come from?
#10 — WT | Oregon panel proposes $135K hit against bakers in gay-wedding cake dispute
An Oregon commission proposed Friday levying a $135,000 hit against Aaron and Melissa Klein for refusing to provide a wedding cake for a same-sex marriage ceremony based on their Christian beliefs.