Archived columns and blog posts by Matt Elliott

ArchiveSeptember 2013

No winners in Scarborough subway debacle, except maybe Rob Ford

By: Metro Canada Published on Thu Sep 05 2013 The latest chapter in the ongoing debacle surrounding Scarborough transit revealed itself yesterday when Ontario Transportation Minister Glen Murray introduced a new transit vision, separate from both the LRT and subway proposals debated earlier this year. Murray's plan calls for a $1.4-billion provincially funded subway extension following the...

It's a… trap? Does Rob Ford win even when he loses?

By: Metro Published on Wed Sep 04 2013 After getting a security escort out of the mayor's office last spring — his job a victim of the crack cocaine circus — Mayor Rob Ford's former chief of staff Mark Towhey penned a missive for the enemy this week, with his name appearing on an opinion piece in the Toronto Star. Despite his apparent falling out with the mayor, Towhey still... Archived columns and blog posts by Matt Elliott


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