Toronto Craigslist ad asks Calgary to swap mayors

Two days, after the Toronto Municipal elections, a Craigslist ad was posted asking if Calgary wanted to do a swap for each city's respective mayor elect. Rob Ford to Calgary, in exchange for Naheed Nenshi to Toronto.

Some of the listed attributes for Ford include:

  • A few credits short of a degree
  • Hates "gravy", graffiti, bike lanes, and streetcars.
  • Has a bit of a temper and several brushes with the law.

In contrast, the ad cites Nenshi's attributes to include:

  • Holds BComm and Harvard Master's of Public Policy degree.
  • Loves theatre, city-building, and publishing civic essays and articles.
  • Never been arrested.

It's been over two weeks, and still no response. However, the ad does say that the swap would be effective December 1, 2010, so there's still time!

Writing by Hilary Chan

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