Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi says he's ready to take on Toronto Mayor Rob Ford in a battle of the bulge. Ford and his brother
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Walking into Dufferin Grove Park on Saturday (Sept. 10, 2011), a bright sunny afternoon, the last thing I expected to see
The Fords understand that happy cars and happy drivers make for a happy city. And while there are any number of things that can contribute to the unhappiness of a car and its driver -- high gas prices, tree sap, bicycles -- the pedestrian is right there at the top of the list.
"Yeah, hey, is this the private sector? Well, it's the mayor." He made his pitch for the greatest home-based water park ever, which would include monorail service to our front door, which I had to admit sounded appealing. Then punched in another number. "Hey, Dalton? How's it hangin'? Listen, you sittin' down?"
It may sound like a refrain from an episode of The Simpsons, but in an interview with CBC Radio's Metro Morning, Toronto
Toronto's Fords, mayor and councillor, may not think much of libraries, or culture or what pride means in the 21st century, but they are theatrical in a two-four box of beer kind of way. As I recall from my youth, getting "two-four'd" often left a large hangover to cope with. Can T.O. avoid this fate?
While the mayor fessed up to talking on a cell phone while driving, he claimed giving "the bird" to a taxpayer was a "misunderstanding." So, he did it, but didn't mean it? The offended taxpayer wasn't his target, just collateral damage? Sorry Mr. Mayor, what we have here is a failure to communicate
Bookstores don’t ordinarily accept library cards as a legitimate form of payment. But the controversy that pitted Toronto
Things indeed have to change at City Hall. No one really knows how though, because the Fords' Toronto has become reactionary, too. A reactionary public, led by a reactionary mayor and flamed by a reactionary press has led to the disappearance of any sort of intelligent discourse.
About Doug Ford
Doug Ford is the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario and the 26th Premier of Ontario. He was first elected to Toronto city council to represent Ward 2 Etobicoke North in 2010, when his brother Rob Ford was elected Mayor of Toronto. Doug Ford ran for Mayor of Toronto in 2014, but lost to John Tory. Ford won the leadership of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario in March 2018.