Author Archives: Michael Greason

Casinos and the Private Sector

Our Mayor has distinguished himself again by revealing his total ignorance and lack of understanding about the issues at hand.  He suggests that “casinos” and the private sector can provide the transit we need without any additional revenue tools – … Continue reading

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Casino – Part II

It is very upsetting to hear comments from the “mushy middle” that they will vote against a casino if Toronto does not get a “premium” take and if that take is not $100mm or more per year. These Councillors were … Continue reading

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How the Right is Ruining our Society

The Right Wing of our society is a very diverse group.  It ranges from the lowest paid to the richest among us.  However, the agenda is very carefully administered by the richest to the detriment of most of society. The … Continue reading

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Casino

Toronto is being besieged by Casino Operators who are attracted by our Mayor’s desire to get “money for nothing”.  Huge numbers are being tossed around and they are designed to influence the average voter in favour of casinos.  However, a … Continue reading

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Rob Ford’s Verdict

The verdict is out on the Rob Ford conflict of interest debacle.  The judge’s decision is unequivocal – Rob Ford breached the conflict of interest law and the mandatory penalty has been imposed. As a progressive, I had hoped that … Continue reading

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Why is Rob Ford in court?

Rob Ford is facing a court date where he could be found in conflict of interest in his duties as Mayor and removed from office.  If the Judge decides to do so,  Mayor Ford could be barred from running again … Continue reading

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Hardship Fund

Toronto City Council – either with the consent of the majority or not – has somehow allowed the City’s hardship fund to expire – at a tax savings of a mere $900,000.  In todays Star an HIV sufferer who relies … Continue reading

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Giorgio Mammoliti

Giorgi Mammoliti brings  simplistic and emotionally appealing solutions to difficult questions.  His latest suggestion is that people with criminal records – or who commit crimes – should be forced out of public housing (TCHC).   This has superficial “doing something” … Continue reading

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