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Cops slow to get phone records Laura Babcock. Missing online escort ‘romantically linked’ to suspect in Bosma case Toronto police announced Tuesday that a woman who went missing last year had phone contact with murder suspect Dellen Millard shortly before she disappeared — but they claim officers didn’t get her phone records until almost a year into their investigation, when Millard was arrested. Millard was taken into custody on May 10 and charged with the murder of Ancaster man Tim Bosma. Since then, Babcock’s ex-boyfriend Shawn Lerner has come forward to the media to say her records show Millard was the last person she spoke with by phone. Lerner told Torstar News Service he gave police the phone records last summer, which Babcock’s

family also confirmed. After Babcock disappeared, Lerner filed a missing-persons report on July 14, 2012. Police interviewed some of Babcock’s acquaintances, but not Millard, said Det. Mike Carbone. Carbone said Millard and Babcock were “romantically linked ... but I wouldn’t say they had a traditional dating relationship.” Carbone said Babcock Laura Babcock began workCONTRIBUTED/POLICE ing in the sex trade, advertising as an escort on the Internet. He said there is no evidence Millard was a client. According to Babcock’s phone records, she and Millard exchanged a series of calls that ended July 3, 2012, Carbone said. He added she is believed to have had some kind of contact with others after that time, but

he would not elaborate. The 22 Division officers would have gotten a production order for Babcock’s phone records as part of a missingpersons investigation, said Carbone, but they hadn’t done so yet — almost a year after she went missing. “It takes some time to prepare one, but it doesn’t take a year,” he said. “They would have gotten to a production order at some point.” Carbone described the investigation of Babcock’s disappearance by 22 Division as “thorough” and said he is not concerned about the delay in requesting her phone records. “The officers were very diligent.... I would not say the officers didn’t take it serious.” Asked if police might have requested the phone records more promptly if Babcock hadn’t been involved in the sex trade, he said, “Absolutely not.” JESSICA SMITH/METRO, WITH FILES FROM TORSTAR NEWS SERVICE

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Body of baby found: T.O. police Police say the body of an infant girl was recovered Thursday from a tractortrailer at a used clothing agency’s storage facility in Cambridge, Ont., in connection with a Toronto murder investigation. Angelica Spanidis, 25, of Toronto was arrested and charged last month with first-degree murder in the baby’s death. THE CANADIAN PRESS

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Stabbing victim in critical condition A man is in critical condition in hospital after being stabbed outside a Tim Hortons in Newmarket, north of Toronto, early Tuesday. No arrests have been made but police are searching for a suspect wearing a black and red lumberjack-style jacket. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ 680NEWS/CFRB

Former U.S. president Clinton brings cause to Canada The Clinton Foundation Millennium Network hosted their inaugural Toronto (and Canadian) event on Tuesday at the Berkeley Church. Former U.S. president Bill Clinton addressed the work the foundation does, supported by Canadian actress Rachel McAdams, an honorary ambassador for the evening. The evening was capped by a performance by Canadian musicians Tegan and Sara. PHOTO COURTESY CENTRAL IMAGE AGENCY

Ford crack scandal: Video might be ‘gone’ Gawker. Editor-in-chief John Cook says owner of alleged video wants to be left alone Gawker.com, the U.S. website that raised more than $200,000 to buy a video apparently showing Mayor Rob Ford smoking crack cocaine, is reporting that the video might be gone. An intermediary who initially contacted Gawker about the cellphone video now says its owner went underground after the story attracted worldwide media attention, John Cook,

Gawker’s editor in chief, wrote Tuesday. Gawker reached its fundraising goal on May 27. But until Friday, Cook says, he hadn’t heard back from the gobetween. After weeks of silence, Cook says the owner contacted the intermediary and that person reported back to Cook on Friday. Cook says “a fear of being identified, and a strong desire from the Somali community to make the whole thing go away” caused the owner to go silent. Cook has watched the video once, while two Torstar News Service reporters, Kevin

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“His message was: ‘It’s gone. Leave me alone.’ It was, the intermediary told me, a short conversation.” John Cook, Gawker’s editor in chief

Donovan and Robyn Doolittle, watched the video three times. Both say the video shows Ford inhaling what appears to be crack cocaine from a glass pipe and making homophobic and racially charged remarks. Torstar News Service couldn’t verify the video’s authenticity. Ford has denied the video

exists and says he doesn’t smoke crack cocaine. “The intermediary has claimed that a copy of the video was made and taken outside Toronto for safekeeping. We don’t know if that’s true, or, if it is, whether that copy is also ‘gone.’ We can still imagine any number of scenarios in which this video comes to light,” Cook wrote on Tuesday. Cook has said Gawker would allow the owner of the video about a month to get in touch and if it didn’t happen, he would donate the money to a Canadian non-profit addressing substance-abuse issues. TORSTAR NEWS SERVICE

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U.S. development giant Hines and Canada’s biggest condo builder, Tridel, are about to launch the first phase of a $1.1 billion new community on Toronto’s easterly waterfront. That will include a fall launch of sales for the first residential component, Tridel’s 363-unit Aqualina at Bayside, just the start of what is intended to be a 1,900-unit condo and affordable rental community on the lakefront south of easterly Queens Quay.


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Deals ‘beyond smelly:’ Expert $1 sale. Lawyer for man accused in Tim Bosma murder dismisses allegations of fraudulent transfers In the days following his arrest for the alleged murder of Tim Bosma, Dellen Millard transferred ownership of three resi-

dential properties to his mother for $1, Torstar News Service has learned. The conspicuously timed real estate dump raises concerns about Millard’s intentions, according to eight legal experts in real estate, tax and estates, who reviewed the documents. Those experts agree the timing of the transfers is “highly unusual.”

“I don’t think there’s anything unusual about a family member taking over assets while you’re in jail. I don’t believe there’s anything untoward.”

Protecting his assets from future lawsuits was among the potential motivations cited by several lawyers interviewed. “The timing is beyond smelly. It doesn’t make sense to me,” said Andrew Fortis, real estate lawyer with Hummingbird Lawyers. “It raises a lot of red flags.” For full story, go to metronews.ca.

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classrooms. A handful of high schools have cancelled classes in the senior grades for lack of a teacher. “Last Friday we had the highest volume of teachers taking ‘family responsibility’ days we’ve ever seen; but our ‘fill rates’ (the number of vacancies they could fill) are very low — this is an irregular level of vacancies,” noted Scott Moreash, associate director of the Peel District School Board.

As our current mayor wallows in scandal, his predecessor has been named head of the Canadian arm of one of the world’s most respected environmental foundations. David Miller will take the reins as president and CEO of the World Wildlife Fund–Canada in September. Miller, who served from 2003 to 2010, has been called Toronto’s greenest mayor. He championed climate-change initiatives that successfully reduced the city’s greenhouse gas

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Possession arrests higher for blacks despite equal use Black people are arrested for possessing marijuana at a higher rate than white people, even though marijuana use by both races is about the same, the American Civil Liberties Union reports in a new study.

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The analysis of federal crime data, released Tuesday, found marijuana arrest rates for blacks were 3.73 times greater than those for whites nationally in 2010. In some counties, the arrest rate was 10 to 30 times greater. The report comes as Colorado and Washington just legalized adult possession of small amounts of marijuana. the associated press

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Woman denied an abortion recovering after baby’s death An ill Salvadoran woman who delivered a baby through a cesarean section after being denied a medical abortion is recovering well and has had her tubes tied as she requested, doctors said Tuesday.

The 22-year-old’s bid to end what her lawyers said was a life-threatening pregnancy drew international attention. Her baby girl was born without a brain and died five hours after the woman had a C-section Monday. The woman, known only as Beatriz, underwent the operation after 27 weeks of pregnancy. the associated press

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Senate proposes expense review The Harper government is hoping to restore public confidence in the Senate by putting the scandal-plagued chamber’s books under the auditor general’s microscope. Sen. Marjory LeBreton, the government leader in the Senate, introduced

Cops bust underground pot crop B.C. grow-op. Disguised bunker containing 430 plants, industrial generator linked to Hells Angels, police say Emily Jackson

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A sophisticated underground marijuana grow-op disguised as a Langley hobby farm — complete with three sheep, a pig and guarded by about a dozen pit bulls and Chihuahuas — was busted by police over the weekend. RCMP needed a crane to excavate five steel shipping containers connected with a continuous underground pathway at the property in the 27000-block of 56th Avenue, according to a news release from B.C.’s Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit. Three men and one woman

were arrested when investigators found 430 plants at the site, though they were later released pending further investigation. The dogs are being cared for by one of their family members. Officers were “shocked” that the operators cut into a nearby natural gas pipeline to power the elaborate bunker system with an industrial-sized natural gas generator worth about $100,000. “This had the potential to be extremely dangerous to the public and emergency responders,” CFSEU-BC spokesman Sgt. Lindsey Houghton said in a statement. Police believe the grow-op, described as a “complex operation that required a great deal of planning and equipment,” including cranes and flatbed trucks, was running for at least a couple of years. This is the second underground grow-op the CFSEU-BC has dismantled in the past two months. Police believe both are linked to the Hells Angels.

a motion Tuesday asking auditor general Michael Ferguson to conduct a comprehensive audit of Senate expenses, including the expense claims filed by individual senators. The NDP put forward another motion calling for funding to the Senate to be cut off as of July 1 — what NDP Leader Tom Mulcair referred to as a Canada Day “gift.” the canadian press

Colorado judge accepts Holmes’ insanity plea Sheriff’s deputies search people before they enter district court for a hearing for Aurora theatre shooting suspect James Holmes, inset, in Centennial, Colo., on Tuesday. A judge accepted Holmes’ longawaited plea of not guilty by reason of insanity Tuesday and ordered him to undergo a mental evaluation — an examination that could be a decisive factor in whether the Colorado theatre shooting suspect is convicted and sentenced to die. Brennan Linsley/the associated press

Erectile-dysfunction pills. Proposed ban. Rapists Alleged love-drug pushers in India ‘provoked by looking at hard time mannequins’: Official Two men are accused of bringing in hundreds of thousands of contraband pills made in China and selling them across Canada. The Canada Border Services Agency says the illegal products were intended for sale on the Internet and in sex shops in dif-

ferent provinces. Dozens of charges are being laid against Alain Elmaleh and Alain Richer, and against 12 businesses Elmaleh owns in five provinces: British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. the canadian press

Mannequins displaying lingerie and other skimpy clothing may soon be banned in India’s cosmopolitan city of Mumbai as an anti-rape measure. The municipal council overwhelmingly passed a resolution last month barring stores from putting scantily-clad manne-

quins outside their shops. The municipal commissioner has yet to give the required approval of the resolution. The measure comes as an American woman was gangraped Tuesday in the northern Indian resort town of Manali, police said. the associated press

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Pace of debt accumulation slows Personal finance. Data shows largest quarterly drop in non-mortgage debt since 2004 Average Canadian consumer debt, excluding mortgages, fell by two per cent in the first quarter of 2013 compared with the fourth quarter of 2012. The Canadian Press File

New data on consumer credit suggests Canadians are becoming more cautious about making purchases that involve taking on debt. The analysis by TransUnion

Market Trends shows average consumer debt in Canada, excluding mortgages, fell by two per cent to $26,935 in the first three months of 2013 from the fourth quarter in 2012. While total debt is still 3.5 per cent higher from a year ago, it was the first quarterly drop since the third quarter of 2011 and the largest since the firm began collecting the data in 2004. TransUnion vice-president

Thomas Higgins says while the fall-off was significant, it is still too early to declare a trend. He notes that the 2011 decline was quickly followed by rapid increases in 2012. The Bank of Canada has welcomed the general trend to more frugal finances among households, particularly in mortgages, which make up for the vast majority of debt held by Canadians. The Canadian Press

Would you dig through a landfill for this game? A New Mexico city commission has agreed to allow a Canadian studio to search an old landfill where old, terrible Atari games are rumoured to be buried. The Alamogordo Daily News reports that Alamogordo, N.M., commissioners will allow Fuel Industries, which has offices in Ottawa and Los Angeles, to search the landfill for games. One soughtafter game, the E.T. video game, is thought by some gamers to be one of the worst video games of all time. Atari paid Steven Spielberg tens of millions of dollars to license the E.T. name, and the dud of a game caused the troubled company’s worth to sink even further at the time. Alamogordo Commissioner Jason Baldwin says he played the E.T. game and it was horrible. The Associated Press

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Foal finds comfort with teddy bear An orphaned week-old foal sleeps soundly in the lap of his new surrogate mum — a teddy bear. Breeze, the bay pony, was found abandoned in Dartmoor National Park in Devon, southwest England, just a few hours after his birth. After finding the

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Vets come to the aid of poor pony Despite the comforting effect from his cuddly toy, Breeze isn’t OK. Vets spent three hours by the poorly foal’s side. He was placed on a saline drip, had a catheter fitted and was given crucial colostrum drips, milk and medication on his arrival. METRO

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“We’re looking at some sort of mental Hunger Games against a bunch of genius kids for just a handful of jobs.” Owen Wilson Talking about his new movie The Internship.

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The new buddy comedy The Internship pairs Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn for the first time since 2005’s Wedding Crashers. They are still wild and crazy guys, but this time out they are unemployed wild and crazy guys pushed out of their jobs by technology. Unable to get a foothold in the new media field they take intern jobs at Google. “We’re looking at some sort of mental Hunger Games against a bunch of genius kids for just a handful of jobs,” says Wilson. Many movies have used unemployment as the starting point for storytelling. In Lost in America, rated one of Bravo’s 100 Funniest Movies, Albert Brooks plays a successful advertising executive who gets fired for insulting his boss. Free from the shackles of employment he goes all carpe diem and convinces his wife Linda (Julie Hagerty) to leave her job and explore

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the country in a Winnebago. When they lose their nest egg on a Las Vegas stop over they reenter the work force as a crossing guard and manager at a Der Wienerschnitzel restaurant, respectively.

As the movie ends they hit the road once again, hoping to reclaim their old jobs and lifestyles. It would be hard to imagine a more toxic workplace than the real estate office in

Glengarry Glen Ross. Encouragement comes in the form of verbal abuse — most of which can’t be printed in a family newspaper — and a motivational sales contest offering three prizes.

The top seller wins a Cadillac Eldorado. “Second prize is a set of steak knives,” says Blake (Alec Baldwin). “Third prize is you’re fired.” Playwright David Mamet based the original play on his experiences working in a real estate office in the 1970s. Finally, The Full Monty is a comedy that takes a serious look at the effects of unemployment on the individual and the community. Set in Sheffield, England, it’s the story of six men, most unemployed steel workers, who come up with a unique way to pay the bills. They decide to form a Chippendale dancer style group, separating themselves from the pack by going “the full monty” and go completely stark naked. While filming, the actors agreed to go completely nude in front of 400 extras provided they only had to do it once. They got it in one take, and according to Roger Ebert, the inspiring and revealing final scene “was applauded at the screening I attended.”

A mom, some dads and a bunch of cops TV lineup. Comedies from Robin Williams, Andy Samberg, join Rogers lineup, along with Rebel Wilson on TV this fall season New comedies starring Robin Williams, Rebel Wilson, Andy Samberg and Anna Faris are heading to City this fall. Rogers Media — which runs City as well as specialty channels including FX Canada, Sportsnet, OMNI and

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OLN — announced a 20132014 lineup this week. It includes fresh laughs from Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane, The Big Bang Theory creator Chuck Lorre and Parks and Recreation cre-

ator/producers Dan Goor and Michael Schur. The fall slate includes Faris’ single parent sitcom Mom, MacFarlane’s multigenerational series Dads, Samberg’s cop comedy Brook-

lyn Nine-Nine, Wilson’s single-camera Super Fun Night and Williams’ father-daughter laugher The Crazy Ones, co-starring Sarah Michelle Gellar as his daughter. Overall, City’s 2013-14 fall and mid-season prime-time schedule features 16 imports — eight comedies, six dramas and two reality series. The network also boasts of five new and two returning homegrown series, including fresh reality shows The Project: Guatemala, Storage Wars Canada and Meet the Family. THE CANADIAN PRESS

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Radcliffe really wants to be a rad dad John Mayer. all photos getty images

Mayer exploring Perry’s wonderland once again It looks like on-again, offagain couple Katy Perry and John Mayer are very much on again, though this time it’s a more “casual” relationship, according to E! News. “They are just hanging out,” a source says. “They are not putting a

label on it.” Though they haven’t stepped out in public together since their March breakup, Perry and Mayer have reportedly been spending most of their nights together. A rep for Perry couldn’t be reached for comment.

Daniel Radcliffe wants to start a family, and he may be in somewhat of a hurry about it. “I’d like to get started on it before my 30s,” the 23-year-old Harry Potter star tells Time Out London. “I like the idea of being a youngish parent so I’ve got energy to play football, even though they’ll be better than me by the time they’re four.” And while he doesn’t currently have a momto-be in mind, the height challenged Radcliffe admits she’ll have to do a lot of the heaving lifting, height-wise.

Al Pacino

Don’t say Pacino never did anything for you, Bruce “I will have to find a very tall wife if they’re going to be good at sports,” he says. “You could be my size as a boxer, you’d just have to be a super featherweight or something.”

If Al Pacino is to be believed, he could have been Han Solo. The Oscar winner says he nearly starred in some of the biggest franchise-starters in Hollywood history but decided to turn them down. “Star Wars was mine for the taking, but I didn’t

understand the script,” Pacino told an audience in London, according to the Evening Standard. He also claims he turned down the lead role in Die Hard that eventually went to Bruce Willis. “I gave that boy a career,” Pacino said.


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From modern skyscrapers in Panama City to the wild countryside and pristine beaches, Panama is a country of contrasts. The Panama Canal, of course, brings people from all over the world to the capital, where international cuisine is easily found along with Caribbean flavours in restaurants such as Manolo Caracol and La Vitrola. Its imposing skyline, dotted with ultra-modern architecture, is on display through the windows of downtown hotels like the Radisson Decapolis or the rooftop of the Hard Rock Hotel Panama Megapolis. The nightlife includes a variety of charming restaurants in the Casco Viejo (old city) and salsa clubs featuring live bands such as the Havana Club Panama. The local currency? They use U.S. dollars, except for the coinage, which is called the Balboa and minted in Canada. A short drive away lies a different world in the tropical forest. Day tours for zip lining, culture and craft, or a visit to the Embera Indigenous Community range from $55 to $90. For rest and relaxation in the sun, Panama has beaches on both the Pacific and Atlan-

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tic oceans. Just a couple of hours from Panama City lies Farallon, home to the Royal Decameron Golf, Beach Resort and Villas Panama. This all-inclusive resort is situated in a “dry arch,” which means more sunny days on the beach. Ten restaurants, a spa and various swimming pools make exploring this large resort fun for days. Nightly shows and a disco are a good way to cap a busy day. Getting there From Toronto, Nolitours offers flights through Air Transat every Thursday during the summer and Mondays during the fall and winter.

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Canadian architect Frank Gehry — whose wife is Panamanian — designed the soon-to-be-finished Biomuseo, which showcases Panama’s biodiversity. The distinct building, expected to become a cultural icon, is colourful to reflect its tropical environment.

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talk to your travel agent or visit Flights are from Toronto via Air Transat or CanJet. Prices shown are per person, based on double occupancy in lead room category. Space and prices are subject to availability at time of booking and subject to change without prior notice. Taxes and fees are extra and noted above. Travel agency fees may apply. For full descriptions and terms and conditions, refer to the Nolitours 2012-2013 Sun brochure. Nolitours is a division of Transat Tours Canada Inc., and is registered as a travel wholesaler in Ontario (Reg#50009486) with offices at 191 The West Mall, Suite 800, Etobicoke, ON M9C 5K8.

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Mango Salsa Over Vermicelli: Sweet and savoury mash up A fresh tasting summer pasta salad, this Mango Salsa Over Vermicelli is great for warm days. Add a grilled protein, such as fish or chicken, and you have a complete meal.

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• 2 chicken thighs deboned, skin off, chopped • 2 chicken breasts, skin off, chopped • 1/2 tsp saffron (optional) • 1/3 cup cooking oil • 1 tbsp cumin seeds or black mustard seeds • 1/2 tsp asafetida (optional) • 2 tbsp finely chopped garlic (6 medium cloves)

Ingredients

This recipe serves six as an appetizer or four as a main meal. Mark Shapiro,

• 8 oz vermicelli or other finestrand pasta • 1 3/4 cups diced ripe mangoes • 3/4 cup diced sweet red peppers • 1/2 cup diced red onions • 1/2 cup diced sweet green

peppers • 3 tbsp olive oil • 3 tbsp lemon juice • 2 tsp crushed garlic • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro or parsley

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It’s time for a second helping. Metro and Vikram Vij are teaming up once again to give readers on opportunity to cook along with the renowned chef during a live webstream Thursday at 9 ET/6 PT at metronews.ca/ vijcooklive. Joining Vij as he prepares a Chicken Coconut Curry will be Dawn Chubai, from Citytv’s Breakfast Television in Vancouver, and 11-year-old Liam Lewis, a food blogger who will act as a sous chef, helping to prepare the ingredients. Plan to cook along with Vij? Here is your shopping list:

Ingredients Balsamic Reduction • 2 cups (500 ml) balsamic vinegar • 6 tsp (30 ml) honey Stuffing • 12 oz (340 g) Mozzarellissima cheese, grated • 3 green or red apples, grated

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Don’t bring the beach to your business Who wears shortshorts? Perhaps you do on your off-time, but try to be mindful of making your coworkers uncomfortable Mary Wheeler

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It’s finally summer, that sweet time of year when we get to shake off our winter doldrums and shed the extra layers of clothing we’ve been bundled in for the past six months. But though the long, hazy days ahead are synonymous with relaxation, this doesn’t necessarily translate to your work wardrobe. It may be beach weather out there, but that doesn’t mean you can start showing up to the office looking like you’re headed to the shore. We asked four style experts in Boston to weigh in on the summer staples that are appropriate for the workplace and those you should save for those weekend seaside jaunts. Do: Coloured jeans While jeans are typically seen as a “Friday only” look, a pair with a pop of colour is a great way to show off your personality. The right coloured jeans definitely do work at the office, says Dani McDonald, owner of Flock. “It’s a great way to incorporate the colours of the season into your work attire,” says McDonald. For a dressier look, McDonald recommends pairing your jeans with a silk blouse or a well-pressed shirt — with collar unbottoned at top. Do: Florals

Summer rules

Our experts also tell us that… • If you’re wearing opentoed shoes or sandals, a pedicure is a must, says Dingwell. • You should invest in a good strapless bra. Bra straps, especially plastic, shouldn’t be seen, says Benson. • Lightweight dresses can be a little shear, so wear a slip, says Santorelli. • If you’re not a fan of denim, then coloured khakis are a great option, says Benson.

Think a fun floral print is too youthful for the office? Think again! “Floral (dresses) are on trend and work perfect for the office,” says Ann Dingwell, owner of Turtle. As long as the dress is the proper length, and not too lowcut, they’re an office do, says Dingwell. To keep warm in AC blasted offices, Dingwell recommends pairing dresses with a jacket or lightweight cashmere cardigan. Guys may want to add a pop of colour with a floral tie design, perhaps a nice paisley. Don’t: Maxi dresses While long, flowing maxi dresses are both incredibly comfortable and versatile enough for most occasions, they don’t pass for professional office attire. “Maxi dresses tend to (either) be a little too casual

(think beach wear or bathing suit cover ups) or too dressy for a formal work environment,” says Pam Santorelli, owner of Habit. Santorelli recommends saving the maxis for the weekends, when you can dress them up — or down — as needed. Do: Tank tops and T-shirts Gone are the days when baring shoulders at the office was a nono. Tank tops are great layering pieces for work, just remember to save the rib-knit tanks for the gym. “Tank tops in the office are a do if they’re dressy,” says McDonald. To keep the look work appropriate, McDonald suggests something structured, like a peplum tank, paired with a skirt. Guys may want to avoid a printed T-shirt, but a solidcoloured or patterned T worn with a cardigan or sports jacket offeres a light and fresh look. Don’t: Shorts While shorts can exude a preppy confidence, Emily Benson, founder and owner of The Fashion Truck, a mobile fashion boutique, recommends steering clear of them. “There are few occasions and few styles of shorts that actually work for a business setting,” says Benson. So when it’s 90 degrees out there and pants just won’t do, go for a dress.

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It’s Canadian Environment Week (June 2-8) and the perfect time to celebrate the environment and do more to help reduce your ecological footprint. The theme this year is water because it is the International Year of Water Co-operation. Here are different ways to protect the environment this week — and all year long: Install low-flow shower heads. Limit showers to five minutes. Participate in a World Oceans Day activity (World Oceans Day is June 8). For ideas on what to do, visit worldoceansday.ca. Install a clothesline and air-dry laundry.

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Roger Federer lost Tuesday in the quarter-finals of the French Open, falling to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France 7-5, 6-3, 6-3. Federer was eliminated before the semifinals for the second time in past three majors. Tsonga also beat Federer in the Wimbledon quarter-finals in 2011. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Murder case

Pistorius stoic in court hearing Oscar Pistorius stood for his entire 15-minute court hearing Tuesday, staring straight ahead, hands clasped in front of him and giving away little emotion as the world got its first close up view of the doubleamputee Olympian and murder suspect in nearly four months. Pistorius faces a life sentence in prison, with a minimum of 25 years, if convicted of premeditated murder, the charge against him for the shooting death of Reeva Steenkamp. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

New Raptors GM Masai Ujiri speaks to reporters alongside MLSE president and CEO, Tim Leiweke on Tuesday at the Air Canada Centre. RICHARD LAUTENS/TORSTAR NEWS SERVICE

Mile High to the bottom. After building Western Conference contender in Denver, NBA GM of the year Ujiri arrives in Toronto There was no mistaking or disputing the passion in Masai Ujiri’s voice. Passion for his heritage, for his adopted city, for the franchise that employs him, for the job that he now holds. The new Raptors general manager talked of being “home” and of feeling the responsibility for all of African basketball, for the team that gave him his first front-office job; it was a tour de force

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“I’m from Africa and I have to be on this stage to represent my continent.... The only way you create an opportunity for people over there is to win.” New Raptors GM Masai Ujiri, a native of Nigeria who was the first African-born chief decision-maker in all four major North American professional sports leagues when he assumed control of the Denver Nuggets.

news conference at the Air Canada Centre on Tuesday. But behind it all, it is evident that the buzzword for the immediate Raptors future is patience. Passion and patience. Talk about “rebranding.” Ujiri, the 42-year-old Ni-

gerian who signed a five-year deal worth a reported $15 million, would not get into specifics about a roster that he said had some “good pieces” but “some things we need to correct.” He shunned talk of forward Andrea Bargnani’s future and said he’d need “two, three weeks” to make a decision on head coach Dwane Casey. “It’s going to take patience, it’s going to take will, I want to instill a passion to win,” he said. “At the end of the day, I’m a basketball guy and I want to put a product out there that’s going to compete one day for a championship. Sometimes it’s going to be tough, sometimes it’s going to be hard but overall, we’re in a good place.” TORSTAR NEWS SERVICE

This was more than a civic embrace. It was a long, lingering civic bear hug. Masai Ujiri was unveiled as the Raptors’ new GM on Tuesday. They flooded the Air Canada Centre atrium with MLSE functionaries to provide sufficient applause. As the first of it died down, Ujiri blurted out, “I’m home. I came home.” More cheers. A few hoots. No city in the world enjoys a reassuring stroke more than this one. Ujiri, doubtless speaking from the heart (we know because he said that), does seem to love the town. He said that, too. By hiring him, the franchise earned itself a day in out of the cold and the chance to take a warm, emotional bath. Though the Raptors have never been able to lure players, much hay was made of their ability to lure top-notch suits.

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2014 Mitsubishi Mirage

• Type. Four-door, front-wheeldrive sub-compact hatchback

• Engines (hp). 1.2-litre DOHC three-cylinder (74hp)

•Transmissions. Five-speed manual; continuously variable (CVT)

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The car is larger than the Chevrolet Spark, for example, in most key exterior measurements by five to 7.5 centimetres. However, it’s more petite than other competitors, notably the Ford Fiesta, Honda Fit and Hyundai Accent hatches.

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It’s lean times these days for Mitsubishi fans. With only a variety of Lancer and Outlander models plus the iMiEV electric car on showroom floors, product diversity is definitely lacking. Fortunately, some relief is at hand in the form of the 2014 Mirage sub-compact. In the distant past, various Mirages were imported to North America wearing Mitsubishi, Dodge and Plymouth labels (Chrysler and Mitsubishi once worked closely together). That well dried up after the 2002 model year, but it will be at least partially replenished this fall by a small four-door hatchback that the automaker promises will be one of the most fuel-efficient non-hybrids you can buy. The new five-passenger

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Mirage hatchback, currently manufactured in Thailand for Mitsubishi’s European and Asian markets, is due here this fall. A quick walk-around confirms that the vehicle’s diminutive appearance is no, uh, mirage. The little zipper is perched low to the ground on tiny 14-inch wheels that would seem right at home on a Smart ForTwo. The rounded and somewhat stubby front gives the car a cute-in-its-ownway appearance that belies its wind-cheating drag coefficient. Although the front doors and liftgate are generously sized, smallish rear doors and a sloping roofline hamper three-in-apinch rear-seat access. The interior appointments are simple, yet tasteful, with easy-to-read gauges and controls that gibe with the Mirage’s practical nature. The 60:40 split rear seat can be folded down for added stowage (although you won’t get a perfectly flat load floor), but even when occupied there’s reasonable space for groceries and gear. Just don’t plan to stash your golf

Contemplating a vehicle this small usually involves compromises and in the Mirage’s case you give up room in return for exemplary fuel economy. Mitsubishi is estimating 5.3 l/100 km in the city and 4.4 in the highway. That beats the Chevy Spark’s 6.3/5.1 rating and even surpasses the Smart Fortwo’s 5.8/4.7.

Engine

The Mirage’s pump-passing nature comes from a 1.2-litre three-cylinder engine that generates a modest 74 horsepower and 74 pound-feet of torque. Matched with it is your choice of a five-speed manual transmission or optional continuously variable unit (CVT).

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clubs back there. Since the sub-compact Spark is on-the-road basepriced at $13,350, it’s likely the Mirage will undercut that, although there’s no final word yet. The base SE actually comes with a decent list of features, such as tilt steering, keyless entry, power windows and outside mirrors, a 140-watt four-speaker audio system and an eco indicator that lights up when you’re operating in a fuel-saving manner. The Mirage also has seven standard airbags,

including a driver’s knee inflatable. Move up to the premium model and the content list is expected to include automatic climate and speed control, alloy wheels, steering-wheelmounted audio switches, fog lamps and keyless entry and a start/stop button. The Mirage will never be confused for a junior-sized luxury car — leather seats, sunroof and other niceties aren’t offered — but as a short-haul urban commuter it’s the right car for the job.

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Tesla is not waiting. You other electric car companies and various government jurisdictions can just keep combing your hair and looking for your wallet and house keys. Tesla is heading out the door. That’s the gist of Tesla’s announcement last week about its intent to build a continentwide network of charging stations, all by its lonesome. Supercharging

The network will utilize the new Tesla “Supercharger,� currently in beta testing and scheduled to roll out to customers this summer. The technology will allow the Tesla Model S to be charged at 120 kW, replenishing three hours of driving in about 20 to 30 minutes — just enough time for a double-double and a bodily-function break. You’re then free and able to drive off

to another city, and another supercharger station, and to repeat that process as many times as you would like. In a statement, Tesla said the Supercharger network will enable Tesla owners “to travel long distances, for free, indefinitely.� Yes, free fuel. But indefinitely? I don’t think that can actually work, unless you’re one of those teenage vampires.

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Talk to any owner about their Jeep Wrangler and they’ll wax poetic about their favourite off-roader. But ask them about removing and reinstalling the Jeep’s canvas top and the conversation might get uncomfortable. In short, it’s not much fun wrestling with the various snaps, zippers, hooks and other attachments. A solution is in hand in the form of the power-operated MyTop from Roadwire. The company states that its lid will automatically fold back and reverse itself in about six seconds and the folding/refolding process are of the same design used to operate the canopies of fighter jets. MyTop is priced at $4,700 US, plus installation. More info is available at roadwire.com.

When travelling at night, it’s difficult for front or rear-seat passengers to read a book, play a game or fiddle with their personal audio devices without flipping on a glare-creating dome lamp. That won’t present a problem if they use the SpotGlo light from Autolite. This fully adjustable cellphone-sized light-emitting-diode (LED) illumination source clips onto the user’s seatbelt without causing any annoying and potentially distracting -for-the-driver glare. The SpotGlo is powered using three AAA batteries (not included) and will reportedly last for a minimum of 10 hours on the high setting, or 25 when set to low. One costs $10 US, visit autobarn.net.

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Horoscopes

Aries

March 21 - April 20 You may prefer to hide than to deal with people who annoy you today. But that would be a shame because the planets indicate you have much to share, and much to gain from expressing your point of view.

Taurus

April 21 - May 21 Someone you live or work with will test your willingness to stand up for what you believe over the next 24 hours. They don’t know you as well as they should. A Taurus never gives in!

Gemini

May 22 - June 21 You may be big and tough enough to face a worrying situation alone by there is no reason why you should. Call on friends and colleagues to back you up today.

Cancer

June 22 - July 23 A loved one is eager to kiss and make up and, deep down, so are you. Get over your hurt feelings and get back together. And remember: Everyone falls out occasionally.

Sept. 24 - Oct. 23 If someone offers you advice today, you would be wise to listen and, if possible, take action. The last thing they want is to see you make a silly and costly mistake — and you don’t want to see it either.

Scorpio

Oct. 24 - Nov. 22 An opportunity to improve your status at work looks tempting but the planets warn it will mean a lot of extra responsibility and you already have too much on your plate.

Sagittarius

Nov. 23 - Dec. 21 Your plans for the day should be based on what interests you, not on what other people expect of you. If you let them tell you what to do once, they will do it again and again.

Capricorn

Dec. 22 - Jan. 20 You may be doing well but you are also worried that the more you gain, the more likely it is someone will come along and take it away from you. That’s far too negative an attitude — and far too materialistic.

Aquarius

Leo

July 24 - Aug. 23 According to the planets, affairs of the heart need extra attention today, as do friendships that seem to be drifting apart. The upcoming new moon can heal any rift. But first that has to be your desire.

Virgo

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Libra

Jan. 21 - Feb. 19 Routine tasks will come easy to you today and you will feel immensely pleased with yourself when it’s all done. You will also be entitled to take it easy this evening, maybe in the company of a special friend.

Across 1. Fermented honey drink 5. Matt of jazz in Canada 9. Berry 14. “ER” complaint 15. Empire of yore 16. Kind of wall†hanging 17. Restaurant bigwig 18. Go to and fro 19. Not that much 20. Organism body 21. Champagne/orange juice drink 23. Madhouse 24. Necklace fastener 26. Sports team participant 28. Be left-on-thecounter-too-long bread: 2 wds. 31. Climbing leguminous plant 32. Mythology: Rarified fluid 33. Poetic contraction 34. Geological periods 37. “Murder, __ Wrote” 38. Canadian singer of “Sometimes When We Touch”: 2 wds. 42. Kind of small deer 43. Highway honker 45. Farm fluff 46. Put out 48. 1940s jazz 50. “Working for the __” by Loverboy 52. Edvard Munch painting, The __

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54. Barry Manilow song 55. Romance 56. Dismount the bus or train: 2 wds. 58. Thingy like this: _____ 62. Melanie Griffith movie, “A Stranger __ Us” (1992)

64. Bit of knowledge 65. Concept 66. Orange __ tea 67. Computer company 68. “__ the time!” (Go for it!) 69. Place 70. Gave the once over

Yesterday’s Crossword

71. “Anything __?” Down 1. PC alternatives 2. Lingering sound 3. “Excuse me...” 4. In†reality: 2 wds. 5. Gloomy 6. Foolish 7. Rapscallion 8. Send to the boxing

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Pisces

Yesterday’s Sudoku

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