| The Au­dit A penny-by-penny reck­on­ing of the month in money

An ap­praisal of the month in money

Toronto Life - - Contents -

$1,878

Re­sale price of a sin­gle ticket to El­ton John’s Toronto con­cert after Premier Doug Ford sus­pended a con­sumer pro­tec­tion law meant to crack down on scalpers.

$9,250

Com­pen­sa­tion sought by a Jays fan who broke a tooth and needed a den­tal im­plant after get­ting hit in the face by a foul ball.

$9,999

Auc­tion price for the NFL tie late mayor Rob Ford was wear­ing when he copped to smok­ing crack. It resur­faced on eBay after sell­ing for $16,100 three years ago.

$10,000

Amount of cash dis­cov­ered in a dis­carded plas­tic bag in Kens­ing­ton Mar­ket by a lucky passerby, who says they used a few bucks to buy a cof­fee and a Ja­maican patty be­fore turn­ing the rest over to the po­lice.

$919,065

Amount the feds are hand­ing over to fund new re­search on cannabis-im­paired driv­ing.

$4,000,000

Pro­posed cost of im­ple­ment­ing gun­shot de­tec­tion tech­nol­ogy and ad­di­tional video surveil­lance around the city to help curb Toronto’s gun prob­lem. The de­tec­tion software helps po­lice col­lect more ev­i­dence at crime scenes, and is cur­rently used in Chicago, Den­ver and New York.

$13,000,000

Charges tossed aside in a fraud case after On­tario’s Su­pe­rior Court ad­mit­ted to not hav­ing enough judges to pre­side over long tri­als in a timely man­ner.

$440,000,000

Es­ti­mated amount that Drake pumps into the Toronto tourism econ­omy an­nu­ally, ac­cord­ing to mar­ket­ing expert Gor­don Hen­dren.

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