BEST REASON WHY NIKE WON'T SURVIVE IN KENSINGTON MARKET:
"It seems like a funky, indie neighbourhood, but its also ground zero for the activist community."
No Logo author Naomi Klein
MOST PENETRATING CHARACTER ANALYSIS OF THE MAYOR:
"Im sure he does it purposely. What else could it be? You can't be that dumb." Councillor Rob Ford
BEST CLUE THE OPP WAS NOT SERIOUS ABOUT INVESTIGATING THE DEALINGS OF POWERFUL LOBBYISTS AT CITY HALL:
"We make inquiries to the OPP about once a week. But it doesnt seem to be going anywhere." NDP MPP Michael Prue
MOST IMPORTANT MESSAGE TO GIVE B'NAI BRITH:
"Jews are doing to others in the Occupied Territories whats been done to us for 2,000 years. We need to free ourselves from the curse of dominating others."
Amy Gottlieb, Jewish Women Against the Occupation
BEST EXAMPLE OF FAILED ORATORY:
"We need competence at City Hall.
Barbara Hall, possible mayoralty candidate
MOST DISHEARTENING REVELATION:
"We as individual citizens no longer have any say in how the city is being run. Were being played for suckers."
Councillor Michael Walker
CHEEKIEST COMEBACK TO CLAIMS THAT SAUDI WOMEN LIVE UNDER THE THUMB OF THEIR MEN:
"In Mecca, the women used to make this celebration where they danced all night and no men were allowed into the city. When they found a man, they roped him and made fun of him. "
Saudi writer Raja Alem
BEST REMINDER OF HOW CLOSE WE ALL ARE TO THE PRECIPICE:
"I go to two events where there are finger foods and hover around the food tables. I notice two other people who I think live below the poverty line doing the same. Its amazing how many potato chips one can eat when one's hungry."
Councillor Olivia Chow during her week on a welfare diet