TTC Union May Take Job Action: Here’s What We’re Reading Today

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Here’s what we’re reading today:

1. TTC union chief warns of possible job action

“The head of the TTC workers union says his members could escalate job action against the transit agency, following what appears to be an organized effort to decline overtime shifts during Nuit Blanche.”

2. B.C. report finds indigenous girls in foster care more likely to face sex abuse

“Indigenous girls in the B.C. child-welfare system are as much as four times more likely to be victims of sexual violence than non-indigenous girls, according to an unprecedented watchdog report that calls on the province to create a strategy to address sexual violence against children and youth in care.”

3. Read Vanity Fair‘s Graydon Carter on Donald Trump, ‘the ugly American’

Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter has spent more than 30 years observing Donald Trump’s orange-tinted antics. With a month left to go before the election, he reports on some memorable lessons learned along the way.”

4. Boeing CEO vows to beat Elon Musk to Mars

“Boeing Co. once helped the U.S. beat the Soviet Union in the race to the moon. Now the company intends to go toe-to-toe with newcomers such as billionaire Elon Musk in the next era of space exploration and commerce.”

5. Why scheduling naps is one of NASA’s most important jobs

“The space station orbits around the earth every 90 minutes, so astronauts get a sunrise and sunset every 90 minutes. And the body clock can’t adapt to that — it’s far too fast.”