by Sue-Anne Levy, Toronto Sun
…“There are no sacred cows,” he said. “Ultimately a decision has to be made by council as to how high a priority these expenditures are compared to other needs.”
Del Grande added $130-million has been spent from a reserve fund on green initiatives during the past three years and he hasn’t seen much evidence of where the money has gone. “I can’t say we can point to something and say it’s spectacular…look all the money we’ve saved,” he said.
Councillor Doug Ford agreed the environmental programs really need to be reviewed. “There’s millions of dollars being put into an area that as far as I’m concerned is a front for the unions and special interest groups,” he said. “They are not core programs.” Read the entire article here