By Arthur Weinreb Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Ok, so the headline is a tad misleading. But for anyone who has ever ridden the TTC’s buses, streetcars or subways, or drove behind five streetcars piled up at a stop, it is really no more misleading than their current slogan which is “the better way.”Socialist Chow’s Past Subsidized Co-Op Continues to Cast Cloud on her T.O. Mayoral Campaign
By Mitch Wolfe Monday, June 30, 2014
The city of Toronto is currently experiencing a long, drawn out, almost year-long mayoral campaign.Sportscaster ‘King of Fight’ Eddie Zawadzki facing his hospital fight alone
By Judi McLeod Monday, June 30, 2014
“I’m a tough guy, but it is tough being in a hospital bed having to look down at this stump that was my foot,” sports broadcaster, author and CFP columnist Eddie Zawadzki told me over the telephone from St. Joseph’s Health Care Center this morning.
Eddie, 53, diagnosed with the sudden onset of diabetes, having been rushed to hospital after collapsing at his home, underwent partial amputation of his foot on June 22.
Eddie did not know he was diabetic. A gash that suddenly showed up on his foot took him to his doctor’s office. Even with antibiotics, the gash only got worse. Then he suddenly collapsed.Politicians who cannot stop spending—an example
By Arthur Weinreb Monday, February 3, 2014
It is a well-known fact that many politicians, especially of the left persuasion, love to spend money as long as the bucks come from other people. The following is a perfect example of the mentality of spending money that does absolutely no good but achieves the stated objectives of making the politico feel good. And if by raising taxes to do it, making people who are less well-off struggle more, so be it.Ice Storm Clean up Costs
By Guest Column Friday, January 10, 2014
I have heard a number of reports regarding the cost of the clean-up in Toronto after the ice storm, and I find it curious that the City is including the “replanting of trees” in those costs. It may be an idea for all property owners who had trees come down on their property to do complete title searches to find out if in fact the trees that did come down, where on their property or the property of the City.Canadian Red Cross helping those affected by ice storm
By News on the Net Sunday, December 22, 2013
Toronto—The Canadian Red Cross is mobilizing volunteers in Toronto and across the province to assist those affected by the ice storm.Toronto Star reporter sues Ford for defamation but what are the damages?
By Arthur Weinreb Monday, December 16, 2013
Last week, lawyers for Toronto Star reporter Daniel Dale issued a libel notice that was served on the Toronto mayor as well as ZoomerMedia Inc. and Vision TV.
Under Ontario law, such a notice must be issued before an actual lawsuit for defamation can be commenced. The defendants in a libel or slander action must be given the opportunity to retract the statements alleged to be defamatory.
By Arthur Weinreb Monday, December 2, 2013
A poll taken a couple of weeks ago showed the mayor’s approval rating at 42 per cent. As some in the media, mostly in the U.K., liked to point out this was five percentage points higher than Obama’s approval rating was in a CBS poll done around the same time.