John Tory is about the last guy I would have expected would lose his gig over a sex scandal, but not long after breezing to a win for his third mandate, it happened and he’s gone. It’s a pity we have to pay for another… Read More
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Provincial Finance Minister Rod Phillips WTF?
We all heard Premier Ford tell us to stay home, avoid gatherings, avoid travel – for the common good. We have to work together to fight the pandemic. OK, the pandemic has been going on for a long time but we’re trying our best. Now… Read More
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
How we do it here
This has been all over the news today. Politics. This is how we do it here.
Who’s selling, who’s buying?
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
More stuff that bugs me…
Attack Ads. Attack ads bug me. Enough, ok?
Bike Riding Pinkos
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.
It’s going to be a long road…
…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
So what’s this Ford guy all about?
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