When Doug Ford launched his mayoral campaign two weeks ago, he wasn’t wearing the Armani suit he often wears at Toronto council meetings. Instead, he’d chosen a gingham button-down shirt with his sleeves rolled up. Adam Giambrone, former Toronto councillor says it’s smart politicking. “You often notice more established politicians will put on more comfortable shoes and wear khakis, not jeans,” Giambrone said. “Frankly it works to a poorer socio-economic environment than it would in Rosedale.”
U of T Scarborough
Seventy-two-year-old poet/writer Patrick Lane kept the University of Toronto class of young adults hanging onto every word with practice and colour. UTSC presented the reading in conjuncture with his latest release entitled, The Collected Poems of Patrick Lane.
The “suburb” has a bad reputation for a reason, and that will not change due to a new building in town. Scarborough has talked about improving the area for decades, and things are only getting worse.
Byron MacDonald’s eight-year wait has paid off.