David Climenhaga's Alberta Diary: An Open Letter about Rob Ford to the City of Toronto, from the Rest of Canada

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, a political figure so big he has his own gravitational field! Toronto politicians may not appear exactly as illustrated. Dear Toronto: It’s time we had a frank talk about that Chief Magistrate of yours. We are speaking of course about Rob Ford, the big guy who keeps showing up in that ...

Railroaded by Metrolinx: We Need Heroes in the Davenport Riding

“Toronto will commit suicide if it plunges the Spadina Expressway into its heart… our planners are 19th century men with a naive faith in an obsolete technology. In an age of software, Metro planners treat people like hardware‚ they haven’t the faintest interest in the values of neighbourhoods or community.” – Marshall McLuhan, sometime during ...

Railroaded by Metrolinx: We Need Heroes in the Davenport Riding

“Toronto will commit suicide if it plunges the Spadina Expressway into its heart… our planners are 19th century men with a naive faith in an obsolete technology. In an age of software, Metro planners treat people like hardware‚ they haven’t the faintest interest in the values of neighbourhoods or community.” – Marshall McLuhan, sometime during ...