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Toronto Prepares for Summer Olympics Lite

London isn't the only city preparing for an international sporting event. In Canada, Toronto will host the Pan American Games in 2015. In both London and Toronto, there's a similar debate. Is hosting a major sporting event a blessing or a curse?

Global Politics

As Toronto prepares for Pam Am Games, some critics decry huge budgets

In just three years time, Toronto will play host to the Pan Am Games -- a sort of mini Olympics. Putting the thing on will cost more than C$1 billion in new facilities and infrastructure, but it's only projected to bring in a few hundred million in revenue. Proponents say the facilities will get a life-time of use. Critics say these specific facilities won't.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The Golden Horseshoe was the place we were looking for in today's Geo Quiz. It's located in Southern Ontario -- on the western end of the Niagara Peninsula and around the westernmost part of Lake Ontario. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with reporter Ken Peters in Hamilton, Ontario, about a bid to move the NHL's Phoenix Coyotes to Hamilton.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we asked where the name of a US base in Afghanistan comes from. The base is called Forward Operating Base Frontenac. Anchor Marco Werman gets the full story from military historian John Grodzinkski of Canada's Royal Military College.