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A Toronto anti-litter activist is renewing her call for Rob Ford to be charged with littering.

Sheila White says she was shocked after Mayor Rob Ford’s appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live last week, where a video was aired of Mayor Ford throwing candy canes to-or, more specifically, at- children at the 2013 Etobicoke Santa Claus Parade.

"You’re supposed to hand the candy to the child," she said. "He was throwing bucketfuls of candy in the roadway."

And it is a crime she would like to see him pay the price for.

The call for Ford to be charged the $365 fine for littering was further stoked by his comments about the police investigation into his activities while under surveillance behind a public school and in a park.

"Coming up with me urinating in a parking lot?," he rhetorically asked reporters a few days before the trip to Hollywood. "Coming up with an empty vodka bottle?"

None of this sits well with White.

"Mayor Ford should be fined. I would like to see a person in his position taking littering seriously."

She is appealing to Ford to meet with her and gain some insight into the fight against litter. 

"Littering is a gateway crime to more serious, egregious acts," she explains. "Graffiti, vandalism, violence. People who are drinking and driving, they toss a beer can out the window."

White wants her message to the mayor heard loud and clear.

"Someone who litters won’t walk more than 12 steps to a garbage can. Mayor Ford needs a 12-step program."

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  1. Al Bundy posted on 03/13/2014 04:59 AM
    Ms. White, obviously common sense is of a foreign entity to YOU!! Use what little talent you have for meaningful things.

    A little education is a dangerous thing, so it seems.
  2. Fact Provider posted on 03/13/2014 05:42 AM
    On October 27th the litter will be gone.
    Toronto voters will carry out the trash that is Rob Ford.
  3. Karl Burgin posted on 03/13/2014 12:30 PM
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A Toronto anti-litter activist is renewing her call for Rob Ford to be charged with littering.

Sheila White says she was shocked after Mayor Rob Ford’s appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live last week, where a video was aired of Mayor Ford throwing candy canes to-or, more specifically, at- children at the 2013 Etobicoke Santa Claus Parade.

"You’re supposed to hand the candy to the child," she said. "He was throwing bucketfuls of candy in the roadway."

And it is a crime she would like to see him pay the price for.

The call for Ford to be charged the $365 fine for littering was further stoked by his comments about the police investigation into his activities while under surveillance behind a public school and in a park.

"Coming up with me urinating in a parking lot?," he rhetorically asked reporters a few days before the trip to Hollywood. "Coming up with an empty vodka bottle?"

None of this sits well with White.

"Mayor Ford should be fined. I would like to see a person in his position taking littering seriously."

She is appealing to Ford to meet with her and gain some insight into the fight against litter. 

"Littering is a gateway crime to more serious, egregious acts," she explains. "Graffiti, vandalism, violence. People who are drinking and driving, they toss a beer can out the window."

White wants her message to the mayor heard loud and clear.

"Someone who litters won’t walk more than 12 steps to a garbage can. Mayor Ford needs a 12-step program."

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  1. Al Bundy posted on 03/13/2014 04:59 AM
    Ms. White, obviously common sense is of a foreign entity to YOU!! Use what little talent you have for meaningful things.

    A little education is a dangerous thing, so it seems.
  2. Fact Provider posted on 03/13/2014 05:42 AM
    On October 27th the litter will be gone.
    Toronto voters will carry out the trash that is Rob Ford.
  3. Karl Burgin posted on 03/13/2014 12:30 PM
    @Sheila White
    ............................................________........................
    ....................................,.-‘”...................``~.,..................
    .............................,.-”...................................“-.,............
    .........................,/...............................................”:,........
    .....................,?......................................................\,.....
    .................../...........................................................,}....
    ................./......................................................,:`^`..}....
    .............../...................................................,:”........./.....
    ..............?.....__.........................................:`.........../.....
    ............./__.(.....“~-,_..............................,:`........../........
    .........../(_....”~,_........“~,_....................,:`........_/...........
    ..........{.._$;_......”=,_.......“-,_.......,.-~-,},.~”;/....}...........
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    ,,_..........}.>-._\...................................|..............`=~-,....
    .....`=~-,_\_......`\,.................................\........................
    ...................`=~-,,.\,...............................\.......................
    ................................`:,,...........................`\..............__..
    .....................................`=-,...................,%`>--==``.......
    ........................................_\..........._,-%.......`\...............
    ...................................,<`.._|_,-&``................`\..............

    REALLY?!?!?!?!?!?
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