The old man being me, the wallet being mine, and a Monday morning crosstown appointment to get the snow tires changed.
A twenty-two minute estimated journey, clocking in at roughly 25. So far. So good. No complaints about that. A bustling metropolis & etc. It isn’t an outing I take very often. So, no matter. Continue reading →
For those in Toronto subjected over the past baker’s dozen years to the Ford family bludgeoning, egregious mendacity flung around with graceless, inept obfuscation in the pursuit of 100%, unadulterated bone-headed policy proposals became par for the course (minus a 4 year hiatus when Rob sickened and eventually shuffled from the stage and brother Doug got chased into the political wilderness, good riddance, we all thought, only to watch in horror as he grasped onto a bigger, seemingly unassailable position of power as provincial premier in 2018). Continue reading →
Weighing in before the mayoral by-election has even been called, ‘international investors’ are letting it be known that they ‘hope to see [a] business-savvy mayor’ elected in Toronto, ‘similar’ to the ex-mayor, John Tory. According to observers. According to the Toronto Star, and according to Global News, in eerily similar dispatches over the weekend. Oh, wait. Not similar. Exact, pretty much. Almost like a press release being passed off as news. Continue reading →