September 16, 2014
September 15, 2014
You can now reserve tickets for the Pan Am Games
One Mann on Dating: You should exercise together
September 12, 2014
Update: It’s official, Rob Ford has dropped out of the mayoral race.
U of T brings back David Gilmour
Following the discovery of his tumor, Rob Ford has been moved to Mount Sinai Hospital
Distillery District Santa Tells 3-Year-Old 'Leafs Suck,' Gets Fired
Someone's been a very bad Santa

It seems someone didn’t give the Lowe’s Toronto Christmas Market Santa enough milk and cookies. The not-so-jolly old soul was canned for insulting a three-year-old and telling him the “Leafs Suck.”

Mary Trent was appalled by the Santa’s behaviour after he arrived half an hour late for his appearance. “The first thing he tells my son is, ‘Oh, you look like Paul Bunyan,’” she said.

“Then he said, ‘Oh, you’re wearing a Toronto Maple Leafs tuque, you shouldn’t be wearing that, they suck.’ At that point, I took my son and told him we should go, Santa isn’t being very good today,” Trent told Toronto Sun. “My son was very, very upset about it.”

Trent posted about the incident on the event’s Facebook page and received an online apology from the organizers. Mathew Rosenblatt, creator of Market, confirmed to the Sun that Saint Nick had been fired.

____

For more, follow us on Twitter at @torontostandard and subscribe to our Newsletter.

 

  • TOP STORIES
  • MOST COMMENTED
  • RECENT
By Igor Bonifacic
September 12th, 2014
Editors Pick U of T brings back David Gilmour
Read More
By Benjamin Mann
September 15th, 2014
Dating Advice One Mann on Dating: You should exercise together
Read More
By Igor Bonifacic
August 19th, 2014
Editors Pick Toronto is Forbes' 10th most influential city of 2014
Read More
By Igor Bonifacic
August 26th, 2014
Editors Pick Meet Tiny Hearts, the Toronto app studio that's one of Apple's favourites
Read More
  • No article found.
  • By Igor Bonifacic
    September 15th, 2014
    Editors Pick You can now reserve tickets for the Pan Am Games
    Read More
    By Benjamin Mann
    September 15th, 2014
    Dating Advice One Mann on Dating: You should exercise together
    Read More
    By Igor Bonifacic
    September 12th, 2014
    Editors Pick Update: It's official, Rob Ford has dropped out of the mayoral race.
    Read More
    By Igor Bonifacic
    September 12th, 2014
    Editors Pick U of T brings back David Gilmour
    Read More

    SOCIETY SNAPS

    Society Snaps: Eric S. Margolis Foundation Launch

    Kristin Davis moved Toronto's philanthroists to tears ... then sent them all home with a baby elephant - Read More