Duly Quoted: Councillor Mike Del Grande




Duly Quoted: Councillor Mike Del Grande

“I have left downtown and dashed to get my private jet and fly off to Rio in Brazil. They do not have an extradition agreement to force me to come back. I am going to wine and dine and have a great merry old time not thinking of City Hall for as long as I can…Assume I am not going to read your email.”

—Del Grande (Ward 39, Scarborough Agincourt), the City’s famously cantankerous budget chief, is on vacation this week. Above, an excerpt from his actual out-of-office bounce-back email, automatically delivered to anyone who sends an email to his official account.