Justin Trudeau promises transparency, but offers only vague & incomplete justifications for selling weapons to Saudi Arabia.
Bell Media needed overflow parking, and the City of Toronto offered them one of the few bike lanes in the downtown core. But did they even follow their own rules?
In his latest press release, Mayoral candidate Jonn Tory takes aim at Olivia Chow’s history of spending money as a politician. Matt Elliott took a good look at the accuracy of those claims, but the one thing that stood out in Tory’s release is the dreaded accusation that Olivia Chow is a Career Politician. “Toronto needs […]
“We thought we were getting a responsible leader.” That’s what newly-registered Mayoral candidate Karen Stintz had to say about electing Rob Ford at the Toronto Board of Trade. It’s safe to say that Rob Ford has surprised a lot of people during his time as mayor. No one expected him to be videotaped smoking crack, […]
While Rob Ford's flaws, both political and personal, have been well documented, he's rarely lacked political support. While some city councillors have abandoned his bullying, ignorant leadership he's maintained support from plenty of politicians who have spent so much time looking the other way it's a wonder they can still move their necks.
The word kafkaesque gets thrown around a lot, often by people who have never read a single word written by Franz Kafka. (You should read many of his words; they are quite excellent, particularly when assembled into sentences and paragraphs.) I’ve seen it used to describe some of the recent events at Toronto City Hall, but […]