TORONTO, Nov. 13, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Laughing
Championships has awarded Toronto Mayor Rob Ford with a major award for
promoting laughter around the world.
"Say what you will about him," said Championships organizer Joey
Lungreen. "But Mayor Ford has made the whole world laugh."
Laughter according to the organizers has been linked to improvements in
cardio vascular function, immune health and is a natural
"Rob Ford is so funny," said Championships co-director and Laughologist
Albert Nerenberg. "That even reading a story about Rob Ford getting an
award for promoting laughter will probably make you laugh."
The Great Canadian Laughing Championships, which rocked Toronto this
weekend, featured the best laughers in Canada competing in an
contagious laughter showdown. Candidates compete in categories
including Best Diabolical, Best Snort laugh and Sexiest Laugh in
The Canadian Award for the Promotion of Laughter was announced today
along with the Canadian Laughing Champions, Gary Johnston and Katie
We don't endorse everything Rob Ford does." said Lungreen. "But in terms
of promoting laughter this man is a champion. He deserves an award."
SOURCE: Canadian Laughing Championships
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