We didn't want to have every color in the rainbow in thereNew Jays logo dumps Canada Sep 03, 2003
The recruitment of a new general manager will be defined as a search for the vision and experience we need in this position to transform a talented ballclub into a winnerBlue Jays fire general manager Oct 02, 2001
We must see on this ballclub, without further delay or disappointment, the necessary emotions, attitude and appetite for winning, which our club must demonstrate day in and day out over the course of a 162-game seasonBlue Jays fire general manager Oct 02, 2001
After more than seven long years, the right prize is going to the right peopleRight winners claim 2003 lottery jackpot Jan 28, 2011
Paul Victor Godfrey, CM, OOnt is a businessman and former Canadian politician. During his career, Godfrey was a North York alderman, Chairman of Metro Toronto, President of the Toronto Sun and head of the Toronto Blue Jays. He was instrumental in bringing the Toronto Blue Jays to Toronto and has campaigned to bring the National Football League to Toronto. Recently he has been named president and CEO of The National Post, starting in 2009. On November 27, 2009, Godfrey was announced as the new chair of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation. He is now the President and CEO of Postmedia Network, as of July 13, 2010.
Born in Toronto, Ontario, Godfrey grew up in a working class Jewish family near the Kensington Market neighbourhood of Toronto) and later moved to the Bathurst and Lawrence area of North York. After graduating from C.W. Jefferys Collegiate Institute, he attended the University of Toronto and graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science in chemical engineering. In 1999, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada. In 2010, he was appointed to the Order of Ontario.
He entered politics as an alderman in the borough of North York in 1964, serving until 1973. That year, he was appointed Chairman of Metropolitan Toronto, serving until 1984.