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Monday, December 23, 2013

Playing politics while Toronto freezes in the dark 

Toronto mayor-in-name-only Rob Ford is refusing to call what is happening in Toronto "an emergency":
Officials played down questions about why Toronto hadn’t declared a state of emergency. Mr. Ford said the damage didn’t warrant it. He has had some of his powers stripped after recent revelations about drug use, and some councillors questioned whether politics played a role in refusing to declare a state of emergency.
Almost 200,000 people are freezing in the dark, and Rob Ford won't call it an emergency because if he did, then he couldn't host any more press conferences.

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2 Comments:

It's -40 ib Saskatoon ,shouldn't you be busy helping the RCMP to escort native lads out of town?

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 9:42 am  

I'm sure you realise that if he did declare an emergency, there would be MORE opportunity for press conferences?

By Blogger Tom, at 10:25 am  

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