City of Toronto budget summary 2009.
City of Toronto budget summary 2010.
City of Toronto budget summary 2011.
City of Toronto budget summary 2012.
City of Toronto budget summary 2013.
At this point we all know that Rob Ford lied about smoking crack, but what about the bigger lie that he has been perpetuating for the better part of the summer?
The facts are in plain numbers within the City of Toronto’s budget summaries – not only did Rob Ford have a 1.548 billion dollar spending increase since he became mayor, the city budget ballooned 1.458 billion dollars this year alone. How did Ford manage to save a billion while spending went up a billion and a half?
Rob Ford was elected on his mandate of saving taxpayers money. We can see that his personal life has greatly overtaken his work at City Hall, and his lying doesn’t seem to be stuck to his personal life. Steadfast Ford supporters be warned: the one thing you thought you could count on him to do, he can’t.
Check out the numbers from the City’s budget summaries above and share out the #BillionDollarLie infographic.