Minimizing political oversight will do nothing to enhance services or reduce expenditures. It will merely concentrate power in fewer hands, eroding democracy in a process the current mayor has described as fundamentally flawed.
Doug Ford, pictured June 10, 2018, two days after winning the Ontario election in Toronto. Photograph courtesy of Doug Ford's Twitter
OTTAWA—Premier Doug Ford’s decision to cut Toronto City Hall down to size has all the earmarks of a revenge move.
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A number of unions have registered as third party advertisers in the lead up to the October election, but PSAC, PIPSC and CUPW, all big spenders in 2015, haven't locked down their exact spending goals yet.
Liberal MP Steve MacKinnon, who spoke for all but one Liberal on the committee, says a comprehensive account on the affair is already in the public record, pointing to 13 hours of committee testimony and the commissioner