I voted this morning and I hope you do too. What an ugly election campaign, with a mostly dismal cast of characters. I always hope important jobs like elected office will attract our best and brightest, but this time around, it’s hard to make that… Read More
I noted an article in the Toronto Star this morning which listed the percentage of votes our City politicians missed at Council last year. Our own Ward 6 Councillor Mark Grimes, is listed in the bottom 10, having missed 24.1% of votes, according to the… Read More
This has been all over the news today. Politics. This is how we do it here.
Going into our current federal election campaign, every time I opened a newspaper or turned on the radio, I heard that Canadians didn’t want an election, that nobody wanted to vote and that voter turnout would be lower than ever. You can’t always believe everything… Read More
Attack Ads. Attack ads bug me. Enough, ok?
The folks at Spacing Toronto have reacted quickly to Don Cherry’s unfortunate comments at the Mayor’s inauguration the other day. They already have Bike Riding Pinko buttons available at their on-line store.
…to the next municipal election in Toronto No need for Council vote Cherry faces off Councillor tries to rally support It was a very strange choice indeed to have Don Cherry participate in the inauguration ceremony and his clownish outfit and comments were, to be… Read More
In case you haven’t been following the Toronto municipal elections (you mean we aren’t the centre of the universe?), here is an attempted transcript of the now infamous Rob Ford “As it Happens” Interview on CBC, from The Torontoist. Some folks think the CBC ought… Read More
I suppose I am, like the Pooh, a bear of very little brain. I thought that even those who trumpeted Rob Ford for Mayor of Toronto would have an epiphany at the voting booth and think “oh no, what am I doing, I can’t vote… Read More
Toronto Municipal Elections – Vote Today If it seems as if our municipal election campaign has been going on for a really long time, it’s because it has been. The municipal campaigns are way longer than either the provincial or federal races. Typically, voter turnout… Read More