Toronto mayor declares war on Ford government's 'ill-advised budget cutbacks' - 2019-05-06

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F94.png Toronto mayor declares war on Ford government's 'ill-advised budget cutbacks' May 6, 2019, David Rider, Toronto Star

In a Scarborough speech Monday, Tory boosted pressure on the Progressive Conservative premier to roll back budget cuts set to cost Toronto hundreds of millions of dollars a year for transit, public health, child-care and more.

Toronto's "ability to continue to move forward is in question due to a combination of very ill-advised budget cutbacks, harsh measures imposed on cities and towns across Ontario without any consultation whatsoever, some of them imposed more harshly on Toronto than any other municipality," he said.

"If we simply throw up our hands and let this damaging budget go forward, we put our success at risk — the jobs, the quality of life, and the very success of the economic engine that is Toronto — all of that is at risk if we fail to fund responsibly the things that contribute to that success and maximize opportunity for the future.

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