Former Ontario NDP Premier and later Liberal MP Bob Rae has been appointed as Canada’s ambassador to the United Nations. Then, owners of Hazel’s Diner and Wild Chicory on Mt. Pleasant Rd. have been ordered to rip up their CafeTO patios and start over. Ouch. Below that, tense moments on St. Clair West Monday as police struggled to persuade an apparently distressed man with a knife to surrender. No one was hurt. Lastly, Premier Ford has reiterated his government’s commitment to big City rapid transit.