Beginning at 9:30 a.m. and extending through to the next morning, the City of Toronto’s Executive Committee — led by Mayor Rob Ford — heard more than one hundred and fifty deputations from a diverse group of citizens. In a sincere bid to ensure that the passion, insight and creativity displayed over the course of that epic meeting is not forgotten, Ford For Toronto will be posting a deputation video every weekday for the month of August.
Occupation: She’s a children’s author and worked at the Flying Dragon Book Shop until it closed a few months back.
Political History: In her own words: “Although I am interested in politics, I would never describe myself as a politically active person.”
Scheduled Speaker No.: 245; Actual Speaker No.: 142
Note (1): Mayor Rob Ford, clearly very tired at this point in the evening, seems to make a derogatory reference toward either VanSickle or Councillor Janet Davis around the 3:30 mark.