From the archives...
"Victory Is in Sight"
Soon after his release in 1990, Nelson Mandela came to Toronto
Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss.
- Gifs don’t always have to involve mostly naked female pop stars perched on wrecking balls or men hilariously pretending to be mostly naked female pop stars perched on wrecking balls. Above, Kyle Pastor proves that they can also be hypnotic and vivid illustrations of how cities like Toronto have grown and changed over time.
It seems there was another power that could be stripped from Mayor Rob Ford after all: council’s executive committee decided December 5 that Rob Ford’s beloved boilerplate would no longer grace each and every City press release.
It always seems impossible until it's done. In the news: Toronto remembers Nelson Mandela; Trillium Health finds 11 patients were diagnosed and treated late due to errors by a radiologist, including a Toronto woman who recently died; Mount Sinai Hospital can thank some super-duper rich people for a brand new emergency centre; GO Transit fares will go up in February; and a dancing crossing guard shall dance no more.
It's a big day for Rob Ford news junkies, which is simultaneously the entire world and absolutely no one. In the news along with the mayor: automated passport kiosks at the airport, and talk of a local ID for non-status Toronto residents.