City Hall bloggers
The Ford admin's security concerns about unaccredited media roaming the halls at 100 Queen West are allayed for now. Social media types covering the hall may even get space to plug in at council meetings.
Ryerson University unveils a digital collection of Jack Layton's political memorabilia and launches the annual Jack Layton Memorial Lecture with a talk tonight (Thursday, September 20) by the former NDP leader's mentor and former prof, Charles Taylor.
The Regent Park Arts and Cultural Centre officially opens its doors at 585 Dundas East Saturday (September 22), with festivities from noon to 4 pm.
Toronto Blue Jays' family-friendly image
Apparently no one among the team's players or coaches with a facility with Español thought to tell shortstop Yunel Escobar that it's not okay to write the words "Tu ere maricón" (You are a faggot) in his eye black.
That Forum poll in the Sun Monday, September 17, showing Dalton McGuinty's leadership on the brink made for juicy copy, until you consider it was commissioned by Broadview Strategy Group, whose principal is John Laforet, a Tory operative in the last election and former co-founder of McGuinty-hating anti-wind group Wind Concerns Ontario.
Olivia Gondek, a former policy adviser who goes way back with Ford to his councillor days, has left the mayor's office for greener pastures at Toronto Hydro.