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Virgin’s Branson explodes into Toronto


TORONTO – With a bit of pyrotechnics and a jail cell, Virgin Group president Richard Branson descended on Toronto Tuesday morning to let everyone know wireless number portability is here. Perched high above Yonge-Dundas Square, Branson (or Sir Richard, as he is often referred) was held captive inside a jail cell suspended from a construction crane. In a pyrotechnic explosion the cell walls burst open and he escaped by using a rope made out of prison bed sheets. After making it safely to the ground, he released "mobile prisoners" from their shackles to symbolize the new-found freedom of all Canadians. Branson...