Though other parades and protests have been permittted the City of Toronto is saying a parade celebrating Jesus can’t proceed because of construction. Will media coverage change their mind?
TORONTO – Praise Jesus, it looks like the parade is back on.
Sources tell the Toronto Sun that an arrangement has been worked out between organizers of the cancelled Jesus in the City parade and City of Toronto staff.
The group tried to persuade the city to offer another route but, up until Thursday, they were told this was not possible.
Enter Mayor Rob Ford, who told the Sun he wanted the parade back on and called a meeting of all involved. READ MORE
“He was animated” and vocal, McVety said of the mayor. “He made it clear to city staff he wanted to find a solution.”
Before noon Thursday, that solution was worked out.