McGuinty's "It Gets Better" Message →
The full report on Toronto Fire response time. →
The Toronto Fire Communications Centre. The centre handles 278-thousand calls a year with an average response time of 1:27. The North American standard is 1 minute. “We’re not there yet” admits Chief Bill Stewart.
“I cannot come to any other conclusion than the government has been rented” says Tim Hudak about the Liberal refusal to adopt his proposals for changes to the apprenticeship program and a legislated wage freeze. ”Dalton McGuinty is in the pocket of unions” added Hudak - who then had trouble explaining how resisting changes to the apprenticeship program would help unions. ...
One of the stranger media events I’ve been to lately. One camera crew, one print reporter, and some Tory staffers crammed into a tiny watch repair shop. Good thing no one else showed - could you imagine the mayhem if the whole press gallery had come along? Broken vintage clocks everywhere. Oh, the humanity.
Meet Roman Rusiak, 62. His clock and watch repair shop is the site of a PC Leader Tim Hudak event.
On the Ledge: The Premier pays a visit →
What Dalton McGuinty’s photo op says about politics in Ontario right now
My bit on the Global Morning Show
A great moment today that says so much about the nature of the Queen’s Park Press Gallery. As Dalton McGuinty emerged for his press scrum following the Speech from the Throne, the room was packed of cameras and journalists. Veteran reporters Robert Benzie of The Star and Keith Leslie of The Canadian Press both started to ask a question at the same time. Benzie stopped mid question to...
There was a time that I didn’t eat dinner until 9 pm because I had a packed work and social life. Now it’s because that’s when the kids are in bed and I have some time to eat chips.
I was just told by security that it’s against the rules to take a picture through the main doors of the legislature. I was trying to get a picture of McGuinty as he entered the chamber. It is allowed, however, to take as many pictures as you like from the press gallery balcony inside chamber. Try figuring out the logic of that.
Focus Ontario November 19th. I play a small role... →