Tag Archives: Doug Ford

A Living Wage for Toronto

August 28, 2014 There is a profound misconception among politicians and voters in this city and elsewhere, that spending money is a bad thing. Our current mayor, (and now two of his main competitors) uses most of his energy fighting every instance in which money might be involved, stating that it is better to keep

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An Intelligent City with a Prosperous Future (to the Tune of Billions)

Saturday, July 12, 2014 On Thursday, June 5, 2014, the Intelligent Community Forum, a New York City-based organization of thought leaders who focus on high tech and community development, named Toronto “Intelligent City of the Year.” According to journalist Howard Solomon of ITWorld Canada, “Toronto was selected after a year-long evaluation that included an analysis

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City Hall: Lord of the Flies

Friday, July 11, 2014 This week, someone brought a conch shell into City Hall and blew it. Now this might not seem so unusual, since this great civic hall has also seen meowing, temper tantrums from the Ford brothers, blatant displays of hatred, negativism and petulance (again from the Ford brothers), spontaneous dance parties to

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