Monday, December 13, 2010

Some inconvenient truth (for Mr. Ford) about Toronto governance

Sometimes the truth about something clashes with ironically with conventional wisdom.  Kudos to John Lorinc for this about Toronto city hall:
When council convenes this week to debate the new regime’s signature moves, I’m guessing Mayor Rob Ford won’t be rising to offer praise to former budget chief Shelley Carroll, former TTC chair Adam Giambrone and the senior bureaucrats who were allegedly complicit in the fiscal boondoggle that was the Miller era. He should, of course, because this crowd -- contrary to much of what we heard during the election -- has made it possible for Toronto’s Waste Collector in Chief to deliver a property tax freeze for which he has no electoral mandate.
 Read the rest here.