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.
The mayor of Canada's largest city is in cost-cutting mode and a local food policy, originally passed in 2008, has just escaped the chopping block. Well almost. As many locavores will tell you, there is the price on the grocery receipt and there are the costs that we pay elsewhere -- the hospital bills, the environmental debt and the money farmers pay out of their own pockets to stay afloat.
THE CANADIAN PRESS -- Thousands of city workers in Toronto are being offered buyouts in a bid to trim a bulging budget. City
My city is facing a budget crisis, eh? What Rob and Doug are sayin' is that we're short about $775 million. I'm surprised that the Hosers of Hogtown haven't cottoned on to the marketing geniuses at NASCAR for inspiration.