Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Succumbs to Cancer RIP by Jamie Gilcig March 22, 2016

The one thing that I think most people remember about Rob Ford is that he was rarely boring. Friend or foe he was a larger than life character whose legend will surely grow as we tend to remember the good of people rather than the bad…unless they were very bad. Rob Ford forced his personality into… Continue reading Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Succumbs to Cancer RIP by Jamie Gilcig March 22, 2016

Why Rehab Finished Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s Career by Jamie Gilcig July 8, 2014

CFN – When Toronto Mayor Rob Ford entered rehab admitting and facing his many addictions and life issues he took a step towards saving his life. He also ended his political career. Surely a fair trade off, but more of a reflection of the cruel cult of celebrity that fueled his character; but ultimately ended… Continue reading Why Rehab Finished Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s Career by Jamie Gilcig July 8, 2014

Our Personal Politics and Diplomacy by Garden Girl – March 19, 2014

CFN – One of the first few things I learned when studying journalism is the importance of being unbiased. You can’t rationally write an objective article about somebody or something if you have an attachment of any kind to the subject. Your opinion will sway the flavour of your article, consciously or subconsciously, and besides… Continue reading Our Personal Politics and Diplomacy by Garden Girl – March 19, 2014

OPP to Assume Oversight of Project Brazen 2 in Toronto TPS CHIEF BLAIR MEMO

OPP agrees to Chief Blair’s request to assume oversight role in Project Brazen 2 Wednesday, March 5, 2014 – 12:01 PM Corporate Communications 416-808-7100 On Wednesday, March 5, 2014, Chief William Blair wrote to Ontario Provincial Police Commissioner Chris Lewis: Dear Commissioner Lewis, As discussed in our recent phone call, I am writing to make… Continue reading OPP to Assume Oversight of Project Brazen 2 in Toronto TPS CHIEF BLAIR MEMO

Kathleen Wynne Plays Politics as Toronto Suffers From Worst Ice Storm of Century – Over 300,000 Without Hydro #icestorm2013

(photo courtesy of Sook Yin Lee Facebook) CFN –  With over 250,000 Torontonians still without power in what’s been the biggest storm of the Century in Ontario, and conditions not seen since the huge Ice Storm of 1998 is Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne playing party politics? With some of the highest Hydro rates on the… Continue reading Kathleen Wynne Plays Politics as Toronto Suffers From Worst Ice Storm of Century – Over 300,000 Without Hydro #icestorm2013

9 Lives of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford or May You Get What You Wish For by Jamie Gilcig

CFN – The biggest farce of the Rob Ford reality show that the world has been enjoying this past week, month, term, has been the media frenzy. . There are always agendas.   It’s not that Mr. Ford is some innocent.  It’s not that he’s misunderstood.  It’s the bizarre hypocrisy of my media confreres and… Continue reading 9 Lives of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford or May You Get What You Wish For by Jamie Gilcig

Ontario Preme Kathleen Wynne Releases Statement on Toronto Mayor Rob Ford – Partisan Politics? POLL

CFN – Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has waded into the Rob Ford situation again.   This time she’s released a new statement.   “As I have said from day one, we have been watching this situation closely and listening carefully. Events obviously continue to move quickly. The things we are seeing and hearing about Mayor… Continue reading Ontario Preme Kathleen Wynne Releases Statement on Toronto Mayor Rob Ford – Partisan Politics? POLL

Prime Minister Harper will be remembered for his sound judgement LTE Del Jones Pres. SDSG Federal Liberal Ass.

Duffy, Walin, Brazeau, the Ford brothers, record deficits, and over 300,000 temporary foreign workers taking jobs away from  over 1,300,000 unemployed Canadians; how could Canadians ever forget the sound judgement of Prime Minister Harper? One could say it has been a fun ride, except that it has been a huge embarrassment for all Canadians. Sometimes it seems… Continue reading Prime Minister Harper will be remembered for his sound judgement LTE Del Jones Pres. SDSG Federal Liberal Ass.

Corus Cornwall News Guy Bill Kingston Compares Rob Ford to Justin Trudeau NOV 7, 2013

Cornwall Ontario –  Bill Kingston is one whacky dude and it’s not just his choice of hat.    Today he commented on the double standard of drug use by politicians. In his best John Baird impression Wild Bill angrily blarted things that aren’t in touch with reality. He tries to state, it appears, that the… Continue reading Corus Cornwall News Guy Bill Kingston Compares Rob Ford to Justin Trudeau NOV 7, 2013

Who Will Play Rob Ford on SNL? Crack Head Toronto Mayor Draws International Scorn by Jamie Gilcig

CFN– We humans are an odd lot.   Imagine how screwed up the politics of the City of Toronto are that Rob Ford was elected mayor in the first place. While there are countless reasons why he should step down the biggest reason is that he is a bad actor.    Rob Ford is no… Continue reading Who Will Play Rob Ford on SNL? Crack Head Toronto Mayor Draws International Scorn by Jamie Gilcig

Rob Ford Apologizes Live on the Radio – No More Drinking in Public, but Crack Not Mentioned POLL Nov 3, 2013

CFN – I’m listening to the Ford brothers on their weekly radio show.  I’m sure many more are today than some of their earlier shows after the police disclosure earlier this week. Rob Ford has apologized.  He did not state what he his apologizing for and he’s mentioned he’s getting a driver. Some of the… Continue reading Rob Ford Apologizes Live on the Radio – No More Drinking in Public, but Crack Not Mentioned POLL Nov 3, 2013

Did Gay Writer, Educator @ Activist Matthew Hays Target Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Over His Weight?

CFN – Today Matt Hays unfriended me on Facebook over Rob Ford.  Matt, besides being an extremely gifted and talented writer, editor, and educator, was also my first editor.   He also is a gay activist and I can understand why the gay community has issues with Rob Ford. They certainly are not without merit… Continue reading Did Gay Writer, Educator @ Activist Matthew Hays Target Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Over His Weight?

Bob Kilger Rob Ford Stephen Harper – When do the lies stop & accountability start? by Jamie Gilcig November 1, 2013

CFN – The problem with liars is that eventually they all get caught, but why lie?  Is it really the better tactic? It must be or why would so many politicians live and die by lying?    Prime Minister Stephen Harper has been caught lying one way or the other about Nigel Wright.  Either he… Continue reading Bob Kilger Rob Ford Stephen Harper – When do the lies stop & accountability start? by Jamie Gilcig November 1, 2013

Hudak’s PCs only Nab 1 Seat in 5 Ontario By Elections – Is he Done? POLL WYNNE HORWATH

CFN – Can Tim Hudak hang on as leader of the Progressive Conservatives in Ontario is the big question after five by elections in the Province resulted in only one win for Team Blue. Star candidate Doug Holyday received the bounty of the Ford Nation and nabbed a plum Toronto riding and the NDP picked… Continue reading Hudak’s PCs only Nab 1 Seat in 5 Ontario By Elections – Is he Done? POLL WYNNE HORWATH

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