05/04/2011 06:52:00 AM
If the Federal Liberals are shaking their heads wondering how they could have suffered such a monumental defeat in this 2011 Federal Election (especially here in Ontario), they need look no further for the reason why than their Provincial cousins and
05/02/2011 22:54:00 PM
Thank goodness Canadians chose the Taxpayers over the Deadbeats in this 2011 Canadian Federal Election, voting Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the Conservative Party of Canada into a Majority Government! Though, the leader of the New Democratic Pa
04/21/2011 16:48:00 PM
In what must be the absolute worst year for Ontario Liberal Premier, Dalton McGuinty, Premier "Deadbeat" Dad is doing everything he can to try and appear -again- like he actually cares about Ontarians, and he's out there fighting the good fight on ou
04/13/2011 15:13:00 PM
Last night's Canadian Federal Election Debate #1 was quite literally the "Stephen Harper Show", as he completely out-classed, out-smarted, and so easily manhandled his shamefully inferior opponents, that it was like watching NHL phenom Sidney Crosby
04/12/2011 16:09:00 PM
A new study released by the Organisation for Economic Co-operaton and Development (OECD) which involves the following countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, J
04/11/2011 23:47:00 PM
With Gas Prices skyrocketing in Ontario, you would think that an Ontario Government that has become famous for scandal, boondoggle and waste, would have some kind of sympathy and compassion for the struggling Ontario families who can't even afford to
04/11/2011 22:00:00 PM
The Godfather of Scandal, Ontario Liberal Premier Dalton McGuinty, has been caught yet again with his pants down trying to fool Ontarians, this time in regards to his own expenses.
In a time in Ontario where every penny matters more to the taxpayer
04/10/2011 08:39:00 AM
Yesterday, the various Public Sector Unions in Toronto and Ontario, pulled together a group of barely 10,000 supporters and marched around Toronto from Dundas Square to City Hall, bitching and crying that their gravy train is coming to an end. They a
04/09/2011 07:48:00 AM
Tim Hudak, the Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader, promised to phase out the flawed Ontario Drive Clean Emissions Test requirement, if he is elected the next Premier of Ontario!!
Here's the story from the Toronto Sun:
Hudak says Drive Clean te
04/07/2011 07:07:00 AM
It's one thing to threaten strikes every time their contracts are coming up for expiration, crying that they are severely underpaid and their benefits/pensions are lacking; but it is a complete other to later have the ability to come up with millions
03/31/2011 22:37:00 PM
The 2011 Ontario Sunshine List (the list of Ontario Public Sector Employees who made $100,000 or more in 2010) came out today and is available for everyone to review. If you're looking for the official Ontario Government website link for the list, vi
03/31/2011 12:46:00 PM
The 2011 Ontario Public Salary Disclosure (for 2010) is finally out!!!
Here's the link in case you are interested:
Public Sector Salary Disclosure 2011 (Disclosure for 2010)
I plan to review it in-depth and will comment on it at a later time. But
03/28/2011 23:18:00 PM
Yes, yes, I went there... ;)
Though Canadian men have an Average Erect Penis Size that is of longer length than American men (5.5 inches for Canadian men versus 5.1 inches for American men), overall, both Canada and the United States did pretty emb
03/27/2011 11:32:00 AM
Last night on March 26th 2011 between 8:30pm and 9:30pm, the world recognized Earth Hour (see: EarthHour.org), but if you were in Toronto, you wouldn't have been able to distinguish last night from any other night, as Torontonians are just fed up, an
03/24/2011 15:56:00 PM
It's natural for people to wonder how they measure up against everyone else when it comes to what their Net Worth is when they're at a certain Age, or what their Net Worth is when they're making a certain Annual Income. I know I do sometimes...
03/24/2011 14:00:00 PM
(Wendy Hymus' House in Ward 22 where her request to have a parking pad installed was rejected by the TEYCC.)
Talk about sore losers...
In a lame attempt to punish Torontonians for removing any remaining power that Toronto City Council's Leftist ta
03/20/2011 09:25:00 AM
Last week, the Milton Crown Prosecutor made a shameful and disgusting deal with the devil, an American PETA Pie-Terrorist devil that is, essentially condoning the planned and calculated assault on a Canadian Government Minister and telling anyone tha
03/17/2011 23:38:00 PM
The Ontario Ministry of Finance (obviously on Premier Dalton McGuinty's request given the up-coming election) cleverly requested a Study to be conducted now (barely months after the HST's introduction in Ontario), in order to measure the financial im
03/15/2011 22:35:00 PM
With the Ontario Provincial Election coming up in October, and with Liberal Organizations like the "Working Families Coalition" out there spreading their pro-Liberal pro-Union agenda (see: Disgraceful "Working Families Coalition" Defines Anti-Family
03/15/2011 14:05:00 PM
It looks like the Working Families Coalition, a Union-backed Ontario Liberal Party front (see: Toronto Sun: Using Oscar for special attack: Blizzard), have kicked off their illegal campaign of slander and manipulation against all parties that are not
03/12/2011 10:19:00 AM
Super Mayor Rob Ford fights every day to help out the taxpayers in this city, and every day he is opposed by leftist elitist scumbags like Toronto City Councillors Adam Vaughan and Gord Perks, who try to do everything they can to continue to increase
03/12/2011 08:50:00 AM
It is no surprise that the Public Sector Unions in Ontario and Toronto specifically have gone completely out of control. Unions use to be about protecting the rights of workers, but everyone knows that is no longer the case (no matter what the Union
03/12/2011 00:21:00 AM
After the NHL failed to properly punish Zdeno Chara for his blatantly illegal and injury-intending hit on Max Pacioretty (see: Zdeno Chara Hit on Max Pacioretty Was 100% Deliberate Intent To Injure...), Air Canada, one of the NHL's largest Canadian
03/11/2011 23:18:00 PM
Anyone who says that Zdeno Chara didn't intend to do exactly what he did to Max Pacioretty, which was essentially take his head off using the glass divider on the boards, either knows nothing about hockey, or is just a blatant liar.
It's not like pl
03/11/2011 21:39:00 PM
Super Mayor Rob Ford said he would deal with Toronto Community Housing Corp's ex-CEO Derek Ballantyne who led the TCHC during its scandalous years outlined in the recent scathing Auditor General's report (see: Toronto Community Housing Corp. (TCHC) B
03/11/2011 10:27:00 AM
As a hardcore addict of the Vietnamese Pho soup (see: Scarborough's Pho 88 Offers "Pho Sate", The Best Soup in Toronto!), I have to say that hearing that it is actually very high in sodium -which is a cause of High Blood Pressure- was devestating...
03/10/2011 19:29:00 PM
It may be hard to believe, but it's been exactly 100 days since Super Mayor Rob Ford was elected into office as the Mayor of Toronto.
Congratulations Mayor Ford on doing a phenomenal job so far for Torontonians!
In your 100 days in office, you have
03/10/2011 17:52:00 PM
All signs are now pointing to Dalton McGuinty having lost his mind, as yesterday he actually had his government announce to Ontarians with a straight face that he has no plans to raise taxes after this October's Ontario Provincial Election!
03/10/2011 14:25:00 PM
Did you hear that screeching sound last night around midnight? I heard it, and I haven't heard anything so pleasant in my life... In case you're wondering, that was the sound of Toronto City Council's Left squealing as they were effectively dismiss
03/09/2011 07:00:00 AM
Relax, it's a question, not a statement...
But really, have the TCHC Tenants been manipulated into thinking that things are fine at the TCHC? Especially when before the recent TCHC scandal emerged after the release of the Auditor's report (proving
03/07/2011 11:52:00 AM
You know, I've never really understood these "Proceeds of Crime" and Victims funds, as though they have been designated for the "victims" of these crimes, it's not like this money is ever returned directly to the actual victims (without the victims h
03/06/2011 08:34:00 AM
The "Ford Nation" is alive and well, just ask George Smitherman, the former Liberal Deputy Premier and right-hand under Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty, who dared to try and dismiss it and therefore ended up its first victim.
Then there was Rocco Ro
03/05/2011 14:06:00 PM
As much as it defies logic, apparently smoking marijuana doesn't cause lung cancer...
Here's the story from the Globe and Mail:
Smoking marijuana won't give you lung cancer
Smoking marijuana doesn't boost your chances of getting lung cancer, even
03/04/2011 13:07:00 PM
Now this is a topic that is very controversial, and I often find myself struggling to choose a side to land on in the argument (related story: Toronto Star: Province needs to set school fundraising limits, groups say). But regardless, it is an
03/04/2011 09:01:00 AM
A trend that Torontonians will have to start getting used to now is scathing Auditor report after Auditor report about wasteful spending across every single City Department and Agency in Toronto. I for one, get extremely upset every time I see even
03/03/2011 11:43:00 AM
Nobody likes to watch people lose their jobs, except when they have failed miserably at those jobs and have cost taxpayers like you and me millions of dollars. I don't know about you, but when you take my hard-earned blood-sweat-and-tears money and
03/02/2011 12:23:00 PM
It is no secret that Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty is a loyal Ottawa resident (born and raised), and like many Ontarians (and Canadians for that matter) who live outside of Toronto, he hates Toronto and Torontonians with all of his heart.
03/02/2011 10:59:00 AM
You know, the TTC never ceases to amaze me with their ultimate uselessness and constant failure.
Today news came out that TTC Fare Cheating is on the rise (from the Toronto Star), meanwhile, just a few weeks ago, another story came out (from the Tor
03/02/2011 09:02:00 AM
The news about the TCHC just gets worse and worse.
Apparently the Toronto Community Housing Corp. (TCHC) took $75 Million it received from the 2008 sale of Hydro Telecom, and disgracefully lost $41.4 Million of it gambling in the stock market. The f
03/01/2011 16:20:00 PM
For the past few weeks, all we've been hearing from our friends on the left, like City Councillors Adam Vaughan and Gord Perks, not to mention our buddies at the Star and Globe, is where's the gravy?. You said there was a tonne of gravy, gravy e
02/10/2011 13:28:00 PM
Despite what the major Canadian ISPs and the Corrupt CRTC would have you believe about the actual cost of Internet bandwidth in Canada, the true cost is barely pennies per GB, and even that cost is dropping rapidly.
Here's the story from the Vancouv
02/10/2011 09:11:00 AM
Finally, a Toronto Mayor who looks out for the Toronto taxpayer and who actually makes logical decisions.
Toronto's Super Mayor Rob Ford will look to end the sweetheart contract clause of "Jobs for life" for the 13,000 Toronto City workers, a move t
02/09/2011 11:08:00 AM
Toronto City Councillors voted yesterday on whether to cancel their scheduled cost-of-living salary increase, as a symbolic gesture to all Toronto City Staff and Torontonians that the David Miller-time of tax-waste-and-spend is over, and the time for
02/07/2011 22:36:00 PM
Can you hear that Toronto? Isn't it one of the most pleasant sounds you've heard in a while in Toronto (excluding Rob Ford winning the election of course)?
Yes, yes, in case you didn't guess it, it's the crying whines of Toronto's TTC Union Head Bob
02/05/2011 08:49:00 AM
You know, this is just craziness...
I don't know of even one company in the private sector that would allow one employee to take 10 sick days in one year without serious documentation, yet the entire Toronto Public Service takes an average of
02/03/2011 08:23:00 AM
You know you're getting screwed as a Toronto taxpayer when it takes the implementation of a Customer Service Policy in order to get your Toronto City Hall Staff to actually answer the phones at their desks...
Thanks again former Toronto Mayor David
02/02/2011 17:51:00 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1xG9wS38g8 by Antibilderberg88 on YouTube
01/18/2011 10:09:00 AM
If you're like me, then you've been counting down the days until the Spartacus prequel, Spartacus: Gods of the Arena starts on Friday, January 21st at 10pm.
Here are some details about it from the official website on Starz.com:
The House of Batiatu
01/18/2011 09:49:00 AM
Nobody can truly replace Andy Whitfield as Spartacus. He has been entrenched in the minds of all hardcore Spartacus Blood and Sand fans as the true original Spartacus for the series. But given his recent medical issues (the return of his non-Hodgkin
01/18/2011 08:54:00 AM
Scarborough's Bamburgh Circle hosts the best Pho restaurant in Toronto, Pho 88. There are other Pho 88 restaurants around in Toronto (like on Spadina and etc.), but if you are looking for absolute Pho perfection, the Pho 88 located at 325 Bamburgh Ci
01/11/2011 17:50:00 PM
When announcing the proposed 2011 Budget for Toronto, Mayor Rob Ford painfully acknowledged that the TTC would be raising its fares by 10-cents in order to fulfill its bugdetary requirements, but Ford promised to do everything he could to stop the hi
01/11/2011 09:09:00 AM
Yesterday Mayor Rob Ford announced the proposed 2011 Toronto Budget which unfortunately for Toronto TTC riders included a 10-cent TTC fare hike (something that Ford is adamantly against).
But hey Torontonians, at least you can be happy to know that
01/10/2011 12:22:00 PM
Torontonians are upset, Mayor Rob Ford is upset, and even TTC Chair Karen Stintz is upset, and everyone is looking for someone to blame for this proposed 10-cent TTC fare increase that is slated to begin on Feb. 1st, 2011.
Well, before you TTC rider
01/09/2011 22:10:00 PM
Toronto City Councils' Leftist poster boys, Councillors Adam Vaughan and Gord Perks, pulled together all of the 100 people who support Transit City, and they had a cute little protest today at City Hall against Mayor Ford's subway plan.
01/08/2011 22:59:00 PM
One year ago on January 8th, 2010, jackandcokewithalime's First Post was published to the world. 12 months and 291 posts later, jackandcokewithalime now celebrates its first birthday after a very interesting year in Toronto and the world.
At the be
01/08/2011 09:32:00 AM
Now that Rob Ford is the new Mayor of Toronto, he has finally allowed some of Council's more right-leaning Councillors opportunities to lead the various City Departments. And though that's a great thing for Toronto and Toronto taxpayers, sometimes y
01/08/2011 08:38:00 AM
Former Toronto City Councillor Bill Saundercook, former Toronto Budget Chief and current City Councillor Shelley Carroll, and Toronto's left-wing council leader Adam Vaughan, all partied-it-up in the Netherlands on the Toronto taxpayers' dime, showin
01/08/2011 07:46:00 AM
Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty's irresponsible Green Energy policies have hurt all Ontarians, but Baby Boomers are one group that even Premier Abusive-Step-Dad shouldn't mess with, and sadly now for him (and luckily for all Ontarians), he will feel
01/08/2011 06:45:00 AM
Ontario is living in an Energy Cost Nightmare thanks to Premier Dalton McGuinty and his Liberal Government.
McGuinty's green policies have put Ontario in agreements with foreign conglomerates like Samsung, where Ontario ends up paying 84 cents a kil
01/05/2011 22:22:00 PM
Earlier today, reports released by the Toronto Environmental Alliance (TEA Transit Map) and the Pembina Institute (Making Tracks to Torontonians) were going around Toronto blasting Mayor Rob Ford for pushing for subways as opposed to the planned Tran
01/05/2011 10:52:00 AM
If there is one thing that I disagree with Mayor Rob Ford about, it would be the usefulness and efficiency of the Toronto Police. Rob Ford has always been a very strong advocate of the Toronto Police, and being the Mayor of Toronto, I can under
01/05/2011 06:07:00 AM
Scotiabank conducted an email survey of 1,011 Canadians from October 14th, 2010 to October 25th, 2010 regarding how people are planning for their retirement, and one interesting finding was that 5% of Canadians are expecting to have retirement money
01/04/2011 16:50:00 PM
Grooveshark.com, a free online music repository and music streaming service, allows its users access from anywhere to almost all of the music available out there in the world (whether under Major Labels or Independents), and provides an interface for
01/04/2011 09:12:00 AM
Ladies and gentlemen, the war on the car stops today . . . Transit City is over, Ford told reporters Wednesday. We will not build any more rail tracks down the middle of our streets. The war on the car is over and, all new subway expan
01/03/2011 09:04:00 AM
For once, the residents of Toronto have come to expect extreme efficiency from their Municipal Government, and who can blame them, this isn't the same useless David Miller regime who got absolutely nothing done over 2 terms, didn't return any phone c
01/01/2011 08:54:00 AM
With all of the wonderful fireworks displays that we saw this year across the world to celebrate the end of 2010 and the beginning of 2011, the following question came to mind: Are fireworks bad for the environment?
I found the following great artic
01/01/2011 08:33:00 AM
I hate to start off 2011 by going after the Toronto Police, but what can I do? Toronto Police continue to have their priorities all screwed up, and the Murder/Homicide Clearance Rate (or Murder Solve Rate) for 2010 reached a new historic low, leaving
01/01/2011 07:51:00 AM
From all of us here at jackandcokewithalime, we wish you all a very Happy, Safe and Successful New Year for 2011!
Your readership in 2010 has been sincerely appreciated, and we look forward to continuing to bring you real commentary on the real worl
12/31/2010 11:36:00 AM
You know, everytime the Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment Group comes out and talks about how successful they've been at running the Toronto Maple Leafs' "Business", it just makes me laugh at how obviously ignorant they are.
Running a m
12/31/2010 09:53:00 AM
If you're a huge Mario Lemieux fan like me, then you probably found a way to catch the 2010 Winter Classic Alumni game this morning at 9am, and if you did, then you definitely were not disappointed. The game ended up in a 5-5 tie between both Alumni
12/31/2010 08:26:00 AM
It's just a question folks, and a fair one at that.
I was listening in to NewsTalk1010 the other day, and one of the topics of discussion was the results of a new CAA Study that came out which showed that 24% of Canadians drove drunk in the last yea