All southbound lanes closed on the 400 at King Rd. “Trailer Park Boys” actress first to go public with accusations against Jian Ghomeshi. Jimmy Kimmel wants John Tory on his show but Tory won’t go. Stephen Harper expected to announce tax relief for dual income families today. Madison Bumgarner carries Giants to 3rd World Series win in 5-years.
ALL SOUTHBOUND LANES CLOSED ON THE 400 AT KING
Tonight is Devil’s Night but this morning is already a nightmare for some commuters. All Southbound lanes of Highway 400 have been closed at King Road for sign repairs after a dumptruck with its box up slammed into one at Teston road. It happened just before 5:15a.m. and 1 lane of traffic was allowed to pass underneath until the full closure at King Road short time later. Crews are in the process of fixing the dangling sign that could keep the southbound 400 closed until 1pm.
“TRAILER PARK BOYS” ACTRESS FIRST TO GO PUBLIC IN ACCUSATIONS AGAINST GHOMESHI
Canadian Actress Lucy DeCoutere, best known for playing Lucy on the “Trailer Park Boys”, is going public with allegations of violence against former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi. Decoutre claims she is a victim of assault at the hands of Ghomeshi in the wake of him being fired by the CBC. The Toronto Star is reporting that DeCoutere alleges Ghomeshi choked her an slapped her. Seven other women who have accused Ghomeshi of alleged violence, claiming everything from the host beating and choking them without contest to sexual harassment in the workplace, have chosen to remain anonymous. DeCoutere told the newspaper she felt it was time for someone to speak publicly about the matter. The Star says Ghomeshi, his lawyers and PR staff have not responded to the latest allegations. Ghomeshi has previously said that he has done nothing wrong and has denied all the allegations. He was fired from the CBC and is suing the network for $55 million.
JIMMY KIMMEL WANTS TORY BUT HE WON’T GO
John Tory is making it very clear that he is not Rob Ford and that he s not going to do thing the same way. Tory is turning down an offer to go on Jimmy Kimmel’s late night TV show. Ford appeared on the show earlier this year after Kimmel spent months poking fun following his admission to smoking crack.
HARPER EXPECTED TO ANNOUNCE TAX RELIEF FOR DUAL INCOME FAMILIES TODAY
3-years after making the promise during an election campaign, the Harper Tories finally appear ready to give dual income families some tax relief. Prime Minister Harper is making an announcement in Vaughan today and it’s widely expected that he will introduce “income splitting” for couples with kids. Income splitting would allow spouses to pool their income at tax time to reduce their taxable income.
MADISON BUMGARNER CARRIES GIANTS TO 3RD WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP IN 5-YEARS
The San Francisco Giants are World Series champions for the third time in 5-years after nipping the Kansas City Royals 3-2 in game 7. Madison Bumgarner, who already won 2-games as a starter in the series, came on in relief and tossed 5-shutout innings and was named the series MVP. Over his 3-appearance, Bumgarner allowed just 1-run in 21-innings.