Do you remember last week when Victoria's mayor and Pat Fiacco got involved in a bet as to what city would raise more for their respective food bank this past weekend. Well, as expected, Regina kicked Victoria's ass. It meant their mayor would have to come here this winter and shovel Fiacco's driveway. Pat won the bet, but someone else will be cleaning his driveway. This comes from the Victoria Times-Colonist.
Victoria Mayor Dean Fortin has dug himself out of a chilly, backbreaking trip to the Prairies this winter.
Fortin was on the losing end of a bet with Regina Mayor Pat Fiacco last weekend over which municipality could donate more food to the local food bank in a battle dubbed the Great Canadian Food Fight. In the end, victory was Regina's with 177 tonnes, versus 103 tonnes by Victoria. But Fortin's not booking a flight to Regina to shovel Fiacco's driveway, as the two had agreed in the event Victoria lost. (If Fortin had won, Fiacco was to come here and mow his lawn.) Instead, he's sent Fiacco a pair of red Olympic mittens and will spend the time he would have spent shovelling helping to organize food donations at the Mustard Seed Food Bank.
BOOOOOOOOO!!!!! He's giving Pat a pair of Olympic red mittens. Does Mr. Fortin think Pat can't go to Zellers or The Bay and pick up his own Olympic red mittens? (Memo to self: Pick up some Olympic red mittens...its for a good cause!). Will the photo op be Pat shovelling his own driveway wearing the mittens? Actually a better photo op would be Pat's right hand man and overall good man Mark Rathwell shovelling the driveway. After all, he picks up Pat's groceries and drycleaning doesn't he??? (Just kidding Mark!!) This guy has welched out and welched out big-time. C'mon Mayor Fortin, you lost the bet. Put on your woolies and get out here to do some work. You may learn a thing or two when you are out here cuz I know how vicious those Victoria winters can be. Maybe someone will let you drive a tow truck!!!! Let me re-iterate. BOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!