NEWS
 
Economic Club of Canada hands out refunds for late speech
Mayor Rob Ford was late after being stuck in an elevator
0 0

The Economic Club of Canada is issuing full refunds to audience members who had to wait nearly an hour for Toronto Mayor Rob Ford to deliver a speech last week.

Ford was on his way to the venue when he got stuck in an elevator - with no cell phone service - for 45 minutes.

Several members of the crowd who had paid to hear Ford speak left before the controversial mayor's arrival.

Economic Club president Rhiannon Traill - who was stuck in the elevator with Ford and several other event organizers - says the refund is an apology for the wait guests had to endure.

She says it's the first time the club has taken such a step but adds that the event was affected by ``extraordinary circumstances.''

Traill says Ford was not involved in the club's decision to issue refunds.

Categories:

Leave a comment:

· Subscribe to comments
Log in and be the first to comment!

DON'T MISS

RIO 2016

FOLLOW TEAM CANADA IN RIO 2016

BACK-TO-SCHOOL

BACK-TO-SCHOOL BACKPACK GIVEAWAY

NEWSTALK 1010 & Staples will be handing out 1,000 free backpacks filled with school supplies to kids in need

TED RADIO HOUR

Welcome to TED Radio Hour hosted by Guy Raz, Saturdays at 6pm and Sundays at 7pm

 
0 0

The Economic Club of Canada is issuing full refunds to audience members who had to wait nearly an hour for Toronto Mayor Rob Ford to deliver a speech last week.

Ford was on his way to the venue when he got stuck in an elevator - with no cell phone service - for 45 minutes.

Several members of the crowd who had paid to hear Ford speak left before the controversial mayor's arrival.

Economic Club president Rhiannon Traill - who was stuck in the elevator with Ford and several other event organizers - says the refund is an apology for the wait guests had to endure.

She says it's the first time the club has taken such a step but adds that the event was affected by ``extraordinary circumstances.''

Traill says Ford was not involved in the club's decision to issue refunds.

Leave a comment:

· Subscribe to comments
Log in and be the first to comment!

Top stories

Melvin Upton Jr. only saw third base coach Luis Rivera's windmilling arms, telling him to sprint home.