Duly Quoted: Hazel McCallion
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Duly Quoted: Hazel McCallion

“One councillor made the comment that the staff must do what the mayor says… [T]hat’s not the way it’s done here. We do not tell the staff what to bring forward in a report.”

—Mississauga mayor Hazel McCallion, flatly rejecting councillor and TTC commissioner Frank Di Giorgio’s assertion that the TTC should fire (now former) Chief General Manager Gary Webster, for failing to support Rob Ford’s subway aspirations. Adding insult to injury: the opening of the Star‘s article reads “Hazel McCallion, arguably the most powerful mayor in Canada.” Ouch.