Toronto's Garrison Ball is one of those old-school affairs where the men wear black tie (dress uniforms if they're in the military) and women their best cocktail dresses.
Normally it's a must for Toronto's mayor but the city's current chief magistrate has been left off the guest list for Saturday's event. It has nothing whatever to do with him showing up stinko last year. Got that?
But Rob Ford is suggesting he might crash the party. Judging from past experience, it might be wrong to doubt him.
The annual Garrison Ball attracts about 800 military personnel, their guests and a who's who of Toronto's political and business elite, the Toronto Star said.
The mayor is normally invited, but event chairman John Wright told the Star that Deputy Mayor Norm Kelly will attend instead.
The official reason is that Ford is effectively mayor in name only after city council stripped him of most of his power last fall.
“We wanted toRead More »from Rob Ford warned not to crash Toronto’s Garrison Ball, which he was forced to leave last year