Your daily round-up of all the news that’s fit to click.
1. Toronto has changed its policy on background checks for city workers after it was revealed that Christopher Husbands, who was charged with the Eaton Centre shooting, worked with kids as a recreation employee for six months without undergoing a background check.
2. Starting July 15, the Toronto Public Library will begin charging users $1 for every item they put on hold and do not pick up.
3. HBO has responded to an online campaign to allow viewers to subscribe to its streaming service, HBO GO, without subscribing to the channel itself, saying that it will not make that option available.
1. Toronto’s SummerWorks theatre festival has managed to secure funding from the federal government for 2012 and 2013, even though it lost federal funding for its 2011 festival.
2. Speaking of the federal government, it’s creating a dedicated team to combat human trafficking.
3. It’s official: City Council voted unanimously to rename our ferry docks The Jack Layton Ferry Terminal, complete with a statue of the late NDP leader.