Ford's refusal to attend the Pride Parade is the start of an annual running joke, and a symptom of a broader problem. I sometimes wonder if our mayor, Rob Ford, is some version of Phil Connors, the Bill Murray character from the early-’90s comedy Groundhog Day. Except, rather than the day playing over again and again, Ford is the one refusing to change, while the world swiftly moves without him.
Posters, video, ask the mayor to participate in Pride or "admit you are against us." Last week, Rob Ford confirmed that he would not be attending the Pride parade, and that he didn’t yet know if he’d be available to attend any other... Read Post
The mayor's persistent refusal to make Pride an essential part of his calendar is indefensible. Rob Ford, once again, will not be attending the Pride parade. Once again, Toronto is plunged into a fierce debate about what this means ... Read Post