Video: Business report with Mike Eppel – March 7, 2014
The Canadian and U.S. jobs numbers for February will be released today, senior business editor Mike Eppel explains.
Ford called it “the worst budget ever” and accused council of hoping back on the gravy train.
Mayor Ford was pushing for a 1.75 per cent hike.
Toronto city council meets on Wednesday to vote on the 2014 capital and operating budgets.
680News.com will live stream the council meeting at 9:30 a.m.
The Economic Club of Canada is issuing full refunds to audience members who had to wait nearly an hour for Ford to deliver a speech last week.
Hundreds of cab drivers were at Toronto City Hall on Thursday to have their say about proposed changes to their industry.
The speech was delayed because the mayor was stuck in a hotel elevator for 45 minutes.
Mayor Rob Ford was the only member of the committee to vote against the budgets, which will be debated in council next week.
After another video surfaced of an intoxicated Mayor Rob Ford, online reaction appeared to show support for the troubled politician.
John Tory said Rob Ford is “battling demons…and not so successfully.”
Mayor Rob Ford admitted that it was him in another video that showed him slurring and swearing, and says that he was drinking on Monday. But he said it was on “my own time.”