Images courtesy of madame HAIR.
“I will have more of these critters adding up as the strike progresses,” she explained, attaching the image at right. “I have them floating all over town…as the strike madness continues so do the number of rats who will be saying hello and top of the day to you sir!”
Her reasons for creating the posters, though, are a bit less sunny. “I decided to do these toones [sic] out of frustration and anger,” HAIR told us. “The residents of Toronto are being held hostage[;] that is who pays at the end of the day, single parents who cannot take their children to daycare, kids who are now on their summer vacations who should be in the parks kicking a ball and taking a swim. And as for the garbage piling up and ca[u]sing a stink there may be something even more serious than that lurking[;] this kind of filth can lead to disease.” (Disease!) “The toones [sic],” HAIR explains, “are my voice, my way of pointing out the ridiculousness of both parties.”