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The extreme heat continues today and tomorrow and forever. Like it. In the news: Mayor Rob Ford says something about money for the Scarborough subway and then retracts it and then Finance Minister Jim Flaherty says maybe it shouldn't have been retracted and, make it stop, a Toronto police officer gets disciplined for having posed as a stranded GO train passenger, a Toronto police assault trial got dramatically disrupted yesterday, and, yes, the heat continues.
How's it going? You seem great. Some news for you: Mayor Rob Ford's director of logistics and operations, David Price, gets in trouble—again—for refusing to identify himself while committing an indiscretion, plans for the revitalization of Ontario Place are partially revealed, the provincial government plans to investigate financial management practices at the TDSB, and the Attorney General weighs in on why Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair has been vague about whether the mayor is under criminal investigation.
Two years later, we finally have OIPRD's comprehensive assessment of police action during the G20. It's a report that tries to be fair to all sides, but ends up being too generous to police on some key points.
"[W]e are going into a weekend when many events are taking place, primarily the Santa Claus Parade that is taking place on Sunday. The Santa Claus parade is very dear to my heart and I want to make sure it goes off without interference"