Here In Toronto/Cincinnati, The Garbage Strike Continues....

There is a garbage strike in Toronto, and for those who are trying to figure out what to do with their trash, I have no good answers. But despite my admiration for Dr. Johnny Fever, I would not advocate the solution he came up with when Cincinnati garbage collectors were on strike against Mayor Jerry Springer (really, he was the mayor at the time), dumping garbage on the steps of City Hall. It does nothing to resolve the strike, and only leads to plot contrivances, the ensual (ensuing?) of hijinks that are frequently wacky in nature, and late-period Bob Dylan songs.


Looking for more?

Get the Best of Maclean's sent straight to your inbox. Sign up for news, commentary and analysis.