Posts Tagged ‘Toronto Real Estate Board

Council has an addiction problem: Mayor Rob Ford

- June 14th, 2013

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“Unfortunately they are addicted to spending that land transfer tax – absolutely, addicted to it.” 

- Mayor Rob Ford, who has been battling crack cocaine allegations for a month, on Toronto city councillors in a speech to a Toronto Real Estate Board luncheon on Friday.

Quote of the Day: Mayor Rob Ford to “Professional Activists”

- June 1st, 2012

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We are reducing the size and cost of government in a way that few residents will ever notice except for some professional activists whose jobs depend on city gravy. To them I say ‘You’re upset?’ They say, ‘We’re furious.’ And I say, ‘Too bad.’

- Mayor Rob Ford during his speech to the Toronto Real Estate Board’s “Civic Working Together/Gathering For Giving” luncheon on Friday

Update:

Here’s how the line looked in the written copy of Ford’s speech:

“We are reducing the size and cost of government in a way that few residents will ever notice – except for some professional activists whose jobs depend on City gravy.  I admit – they’re upset.  That’s too bad.”