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So Rob Ford gave his ~15 staff $5,000 each to not leave amid his shenanigans. Cost: $75,000. Cost of 30 Platner chairs: $75,000
If the subway conversion sinks the Sheppard LRT, then it’s not 7 LRT stops vs. 3 subway stops, but 34 LRT subway stops vs. 3 subway stops.
The motion passes. Somewhere Rob Ford releases a snow globe, and whispers, “Subways.”
Filion’s quasi-joke motion is actually pretty clever.
BREAKING: Toronto mayor can continue to not show up for work half the time.
Not said enough: medium density surface transit is one of the main reasons Toronto’s downtown has thrived where others hollowed out.
Doug Ford is greeting people in line. Guy in front of me confronts him, "You're a lying fucking scumbag." The line moves on.
Rob Ford wearing the chain of office around the city is like how Homer treated the key to the city when he was Mr. Plow.
Chairs, $74K<Remove Jarvis bike lanes, $280K<Pay Gary Webster to not work for six months, $500K<Cancel/delay parts of Transit City, $256M
Rob Ford continues to achieve things that David Miller never could. #topoli #bags
I can’t believe council’s lefties are going to appoint Ben Affleck to Ward 3.
I think Rob Ford just promised a subway line to Kuwait.
A reminder: Had Transit City not been tinkered with, the SRT would have been replaced by and LRT within 18 months of now.
Since it’s the mayor’s birthday tomorrow, maybe this is just a political version of the Michael Douglas movie The Game.
Council’s chairs cost the average household eight cents. The subway extension costs $910 per household. Now focus your energy accordingly.
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