Driving The Porcelain Bus: Rob Ford Attempts To Keep Toronto From Having Input On Transit Funding

Rob Ford and his council lackeys want to differ discussing transit funding until AFTER Metrolinx’ deadline to agree on what they will present to the province – in other words, until after it is too late to have their input considered by Metrolinx in their recommendations to the province. Typical Rob Ford/Ford Nation idiocy. The ...

Driving The Porcelain Bus: Rob Ford Attempts To Keep Toronto From Having Input On Transit Funding

Rob Ford and his council lackeys want to differ discussing transit funding until AFTER Metrolinx’ deadline to agree on what they will present to the province – in other words, until after it is too late to have their input considered by Metrolinx in their recommendations to the province. Typical Rob Ford/Ford Nation idiocy. The ...

Driving The Porcelain Bus: Rob Ford Attempts To Keep Toronto From Having Input On Transit Funding

Rob Ford and his council lackeys want to differ discussing transit funding until AFTER Metrolinx’ deadline to agree on what they will present to the province – in other words, until after it is too late to have their input considered by Metrolinx in their recommendations to the province. Typical Rob Ford/Ford Nation idiocy. The ...

OPSEU Diablogue: Expensive systems — privatization in other public sectors should be a warning for health care

Health care is not the only public service to experience reckless ventures into private delivery of key components. The Auditor General of Ontario (AG) raises numerous questions about costly private delivery of public services in his recent review of Metrolinx, the … Continue reading →

Railroaded by Metrolinx: Getting to Work on Transit City

This is the deputation I gave in City Hall on February 2nd regarding bus service cuts. Meeting Room #2 was overflowing — 160 constituents, 30 above fire code — waited their turn for over 5 hours for 5 minutes of time to speak to Toronto Transit Commissioners, and City Councillors. Run by Councillor Stintz, the ...

Railroaded by Metrolinx: Getting to Work on Transit City

This is the deputation I gave in City Hall on February 2nd regarding bus service cuts. Meeting Room #2 was overflowing — 160 constituents, 30 above fire code — waited their turn for over 5 hours for 5 minutes of time to speak to Toronto Transit Commissioners, and City Councillors. Run by Councillor Stintz, the ...

Railroaded by Metrolinx: Getting to Work on Transit City

This is the deputation I gave in City Hall on February 2nd regarding bus service cuts. Meeting Room #2 was overflowing — 160 constituents, 30 above fire code — waited their turn for over 5 hours for 5 minutes of time to speak to Toronto Transit Commissioners, and City Councillors. Run by Councillor Stintz, the ...

Railroaded by Metrolinx: Stuck in Traffic in Transportation City

“Send in the clownsDon’t bother they are here.”– Stephen Sondheim from the 1973 musical ‘A Little Night Music’ As a transit rider and taxpayer, I write of our right to moral outrage. The events since the October 25th municipal election have left me reeling- from the Ringling Brothers pomp and circumstance of Don Cherry’s inauguration ...

Railroaded by Metrolinx: Stuck in Traffic in Transportation City

“Send in the clownsDon’t bother they are here.”– Stephen Sondheim from the 1973 musical ‘A Little Night Music’ As a transit rider and taxpayer, I write of our right to moral outrage. The events since the October 25th municipal election have left me reeling- from the Ringling Brothers pomp and circumstance of Don Cherry’s inauguration ...

Railroaded by Metrolinx: Stuck in Traffic in Transportation City

“Send in the clownsDon’t bother they are here.”– Stephen Sondheim from the 1973 musical ‘A Little Night Music’ As a transit rider and taxpayer, I write of our right to moral outrage. The events since the October 25th municipal election have left me reeling- from the Ringling Brothers pomp and circumstance of Don Cherry’s inauguration ...

Railroaded by Metrolinx: DIY Citizenship – Not in Canada, My Dear

“If we do not define citizenship, others will do it for us.” Participant at the Do It Yourself Citizenship Conference,University of Toronto, November 13, 2010 Citizenship is defined as “a native or naturalized person who owes allegiance to a government and is entitled to protection from it.” Hilarious. I do need protection from my government, ...

Railroaded by Metrolinx: DIY Citizenship – Not in Canada, My Dear

“If we do not define citizenship, others will do it for us.” Participant (Read more…) the Do It Yourself Citizenship Conference,University of Toronto, November 13, 2010 Citizenship is defined as “a native or naturalized person who owes allegiance to a government and is entitled to protection from it.” Hilarious. I do need protection from my ...

Railroaded by Metrolinx: DIY Citizenship – Not in Canada, My Dear

“If we do not define citizenship, others will do it for us.” Participant