An appraisal of the month in money
| The Audit A penny-bypenny reckoning of the month in money
Value of a Degrassi royalties cheque that Drake (a.k.a. Jimmy Brooks) recently received and posted on Instagram, 10 years after his final appearance on the show.
Reward offered by a New York man whose “doofy son” forgot where he parked their Nissan Versa after a Metallica concert at the Rogers Centre. A Good Samaritan named Madison Riddolls found the car four days later.
Amount now-famous 73-year-old Adi Astl spent to build a set of wooden stairs at Tom Riley Park in Etobicoke. The city originally estimated the job would cost more than $65,000.
Reported amount, excluding labour costs, that the city spent to build a new set of stairs after removing Astl’s DIY project because it wasn’t up to municipal code.
Fine that a provincial court ordered Woodbridge’s Creation Foods to pay when the company was caught passing off regular cheese as kosher at two Jewish summer camps.
Amount Metrolinx is spending on “rebranding,” including a newly designed logo and efforts to educate the public on what the organization does.
Amount the city of Carmel, Indiana, paid for Centreville’s 110-year-old carousel. The Island theme park sold it to recoup losses caused by this year’s floods.
Value of point guard Kyle Lowry’s new three-year deal with the Raptors, making him one of the highest-paid players in the NBA.