For far too long, Ontario’s municipalities have been subject to a roller-coaster of provincially-imposed policy and funding changes with unrealistic timelines. Our local governments – and the public they serve – deserve better this time.
We can’t give up the fight to define our own political rules, that is why every procedural, legal and organizing strategy is being deployed to challenge the Conservative takeover of Toronto’s elections.
For Ontario to meet its goal of transitioning towards a decarbonized society it needs a carbon price alongside more technology and sector specific policies. There are still some unanswered questions regarding how Ontario will ensure these latter policies are comprehensive and effective.