Metro Snapshot: April 2, 2008
Flags could be lowered, homework should be lowered, Harper lowered expectations, and the lowest celebrity gossip is well-read online. To find out what you need to know today, read the Metro Snapshot.
You can now get OC Transpo schedules on your cell phone (no thanks to OC Transpo), and you can't get military recruitment ads in the University of Ottawa's campus newspaper (thanks to a student-led boycott).
The Conservatives were expected to ignore a Liberal motion calling for the flag to be lowered whenever a solider is killed in Afghanistan, a study says that the amount of homework we give our kids should be lowered, and Ontario premiere Dalton McGuinty is opposed to raising the drinking age.
Britain halted plans to withdraw troops from Iraq, and Stephen Harper was at a NATO summit looking for more troops for Afghanistan, but downplayed expectations. Zimbabwe's main opposition leader declared victory in that country's presidential election.