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At City Council This Week

Toronto Council is back in session Tuesday and it will come as no surprise that the Scarborough transit expansion will be the leading topic of… 318 more words


Scarborough Wading Pool Wonkiness #TOpoli

So, I liveblogged about this wading pool nonsense over here: http://torontolo.gy/making-sausages/council-sessions/20130510-liveblog/

Councillor Norm Kelly waxed poetic over wading pools:

“Kelly: I think NPS should be the “people’s place” let the snootiness and hautiness of the other places be that. 200 more words


Mike "the poor will always be with us, so cut the budget" Del Grande sees the light on the road to damascus #TOpoli

Hat tip to Matt Elliot for capturing this glorious hypocritical freakout courtesy of Mike Del Grande.

Del Grande: “Madam Chair, yesterday I went for a walk and I ran into Mrs. 1,502 more words


The Sheppard Bus on a Beautiful Sunday Afternoon

Yesterday was one of those incredible Toronto Days we usually only get about 5 of in any given year. Sun blazing, cool but very gentle breeze. 745 more words

Political Aggravation

Governance in the Ford Administration

“So this debt ceiling thing is routine or the end of the world?”


Toronto’s “budget crisis” feels a lot like America’s Debt Ceiling debacle.  Our Mayor, and members on council who…

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