It created the biggest lineup in the shopping district of Canada's largest city since Tickle Me Elmo. Toronto citizens began assembling at 5 a.m. to be the first to get their hands on... a Rob Ford bobblehead.
It used to be said the third rail of Canadian politics was pension reform. Any politician who dared tinker with contribution and benefit amounts, so went the conventional wisdom, would risk being sacrificed at the next election.
Kelowna City Hall's communications department took the unusual step of issuing a press release to "set the record straight" this week regarding council's position on the future of rail access to the city.