In the days of the greatest turmoil for the late and much-lamented Toronto mayor Rob Ford, when his presence in office was seen as offensive to all right-thinking people, there remained a mystery at the heart of what was rightly called the “Ford phenomenon.” 147 more words
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Former Toronto mayor Mel Lastman says there is “no winner” when it comes to the proposed Scarborough subway.
“When they vote, everybody loses,” said Lastman, who was a vocal proponent of another controversial subway extension — the Sheppard line — while mayor of North York and then Toronto. 418 more words
Bear with me as I struggle through the foggy logic in the Pride vs. Black Lives Matter spat.
BLM held a news conference Thursday at which they said Mayor John Tory is in “cahoots,” with police and hurled epithets at Pride executive director Mathieu Chantelois for what they believe is a flip-flop, after he signed their demands when they held up the Pride parade. 97 more words