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It seems Kimmel has done more research than Mansbridge.
TCHC stats during Ford's term: Repair backlog has grown by more than $200 million, waiting list has grown by about 20 per cent.
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
Former Soknacki spox @supriyadwivedi shares racial epithets from the campaign trail: http://www.theethnicaisle.com/the-ethnic-aisle/2014/10/2/toronto-vs-montreal-ethnic-edition … pic.twitter.com/I41jHu78XW
If Rob Ford put on an Olivia Chow jersey, she would totally lose.
If there's one event that says "I'm just a regular guy, working for you to fight the elites," it's the Oscars.
Because that 3-stop subway extension could pay for the entire social housing backlog for the next 10 years, jsyk.
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.
Rob and Doug Ford, self-described TCHC champions, just voted against asking other orders of government to contribute to the repair backlog.
Something I hear from a bunch of council candidates: They could use volunteer time more than money. Go out, get involved, meet neighbours.
The motion passes. Somewhere Rob Ford releases a snow globe, and whispers, “Subways.”
Former TTC chief general manager writes scathing critique of the politics and planning behind the Scarborough subway: http://www.thestar.com/opinion/commentary/2015/01/03/is_scarborough_subway_a_billiondollar_boondoggle.html …
Lessons I learned from Rob Ford's city hall, and how it transformed my view of city government: http://torontoist.com/2014/10/lessons-from-rob-fords-city-hall/ …
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