WEATHER: Don’t forget to do up the sunroof tonight! Environment Canada says were getting about 30mm’s of rain. Before that we could get some pretty nasty thunderstorms. All the rain should help clear out some of this humidity though. Today’s high is 26 feeling like 31. Tomorrow’s high is 22 feeling like 26.
HONDA INDY CLOSURES: The big race isn’t until Sunday but road closures for the Honda Indy start today. Strachan Avenue southbound will be closed at 12PM from Fleet Street to Lake Shore Boulevard. At 8PM, Lake Shore West shuts down from Strachan Avenue to British Columbia Drive. Everything re-opens at 11PM on Sunday.
ANTHEM GIGGLE: Canadian pop singer Jocelyn Alice is taking major heat online after her performance of “O Canada” during the MLB All Star game last night. Alice giggled after the line “God keep our land”. Some people have called it “disgusting”, others want an apology. Just last year a rogue member of The Tenors decided to make up his own lyrics to the anthem.
INTEREST RATES: Your line of credit might cost more after today. Looks like the Bank of Canada is going to raise its key interest rate for the first time in 7 years. Economists guess it’ll bump up a quarter point to .75%.
RESCUE DOG FOUND: Great news about Emily the rescue dog! She ran away from Pearson Airport Monday after arriving from Greece. Thankfully, a couple driving near the airport found Emily and took her to a vet. She’s now at her furr-ever home in Richmond Hill.