Monthly Archives: November 2013

Toronto: take responsibility and royalties for Rob Ford!

Since we’re all starting to be grownup about our culpability in the election and enablement of this vicious stumblebum, it’s time for everyone to show a little love and understanding to Rob Ford and his hard-core constituency. This isn’t their fault, after all.  It is the fault of amalgamation.  We can agree on that, can’t…
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When the ketchup runs out, relish? The Leamington Heinz plant closure’s Plan B

After 100 years of ketchup making, closure of the Heinz plant in Leamington, Ontario is bad news indeed. No rural community in Ontario can withstand 740 direct job losses without widespread suffering.  The spin-off effects will be felt by everyone in the region.  The local Chamber of Commerce estimates that 95% of its member businesses…
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Federal Conservatives MIA for the Ford Afterparty: My Insider Scoop

AFFIDAVIT OF DOCUMENTS I, DOUG SIMPSON, of the City of Toronto in the Province of Ontario, MAKE OATH AND SAY: 1. I was the man. I suffered. I was there, but; 2. No, I did not accept money from Mr. Henderson or HISSS, and; 3. Yes, I do expect this affidavit to protect me from…
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