Canada Mayors

Cheer up, Toronto: Rob Ford's Not the Only Misbehaving Mayor

Lee Tunstall | Posted 02.03.2014 | Canada Politics
Lee Tunstall

There are hints that Ford's type of behaviour, and in particular his adamant refusal to resign, are becoming an ugly trend. Far too many leaders these days are in it for themselves. So will we be inflicted with a Prime Minister Rob Ford?

What I Would Change About Mayors in Canada

Richard Florida | Posted 08.24.2013 | Canada Politics
Richard Florida

2013-06-23-blog_canada_day_v02.gifThough this might have a counterintuitive ring, Canada's mayors -- the people who are directly responsible for Canada's cities and the most accountable to their citizens -- should have the power to make decisions about local needs and infrastructure, and the ability to raise the money they need to carry out their plans.