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Now that Mayor Rob Ford has been cleared to run in a byelection or be reappointed — if he is ultimately removed from office — the pace is quickening for those who want to take him on, with a Miller-era budget chief coming forward to say she could do a better job.
Councillor Shelley Carroll is done being “coy” about her leadership ambitions — what with a Thursday council meeting that devolved into insults and threats — and says she should be the candidate to oppose Mr. Ford in an election.
“I think I could run this city a damn sight better than the current mayor and abide by the law while doing it,” said Ms. Carroll, who clearly favours one candidate challenging the mayor.
The buzz at city hall has centred around a potential byelection, but it may not come to that if the mayor is allowed to remain…
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