Project 23 Update

I know you’ve been prepped for some exciting news from us today, all thanks to a certain Mr. David Hains. The reality, I fear, will hardly live up to such hype. You’ve been warned.

In short, the idea for Project 23 has not gone dormant, friends. Yes, we recognize that the clock is ticking, the cuts and crazy plans just keep on a-coming. Time is of the essence.

Some of us have been at work on the idea, not in any exclusionary way, just to establish a basic template from which to open it to a wider participation. But, summer being summer and people wanting to take some ‘time off’, progress has been slower than hoped. Besides, Team Ford did not rest through the month of August which kept many of us distracted from concentrating on Project 23.

Fear not, folks. Unleashing time is nigh. A web presence is near up and going (complete with a little rebrand tweak). A larger force is mobilizing this coming weekend. Our initial public offering is very, very close. As I am hardly the brains behind this operation, I cannot tell you the exact date but I don’t think sometime next week should be ruled out. (Could I be anymore non-committal? Not even if I tried. Like I said, I am not the brains at work here.)

Just rest assured, all of you. Work is being done. Plans are being made. Project 23 is about to come into being.

Thanks to everyone for keeping the idea alive and to the many of you who’ve begun doing their own thing in getting involved, contacting councillors and generally serving notice that Torontonians are not just taxpayers. We are active, engaged citizens who aren’t going to roll over in the face of this administration’s outrageous assault on everything that makes our city great.

Keep the faith. Keep your ears to the ground. Don’t Stop Believing.

dutifully submitted by Cityslikr

4 thoughts on “Project 23 Update

  1. I don’t know about Crawford of Gently Bent?! Last night I crossed paths with him at a “Disablility themed” Prov. Debate at Variety Village. He seems to be against the Arts cuts but is okay with selling off the live animal farms & zoo.
    So the kicker is the result of the provincial election as a check and balance for Ford.
    The 12 member Exec. is solid right leaning!
    To depute September 19, 2011 at 9:30 am at City Hall about, register by email at or call 416-392-6627 by THIS Friday September 16, 2011 at 4 pm.

  2. You’ll probably need a Ford Watch. Given his declining poll numbers; he is lying again to cover up with arguments like “he inherited the $774 million deficit from the previous administration”
    Fact: Ford along with 30 right to center councillors hastily passed the 2011 budget with out looking at the 2012 budget hole. Which I predict will be about $300 million when the budget process starts next year in Jan. So now Rob is talking about raising property taxes 2.5% while providing LESS service…

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