TVO’s Steve Paikin did an “ask me anything” session over at the excellent CanadaPolitics subreddit, mainly about the Ontario provincial election. There was some mildly interesting small talk about the leaders, nothing to write home about. This answer, however, gave me great satisfaction.
Nothing too fancy, just a simple fact that bears reminding people of. Harris’s decision to cancel the Eglinton line could serve as a textbook illustration of a “false economy.” More generally, the idea that public infrastructure is “too expensive” — in one of the richest cities, in one of the richest countries in the world, just defies all logic.