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Quoted: Mike Del Grande on the vulnerable, and how they’re getting in the way of a balanced budget


If every argument always boils down to the most vulnerable...every single argument, because everything you can do, the argument goes down to the most vulnerable—then we might as well not do absolutely anything.

That’s budget chief Mike Del Grande lamenting that the impact of service fees on the poor might prevent council from making the tough choices supposedly necessary to balance the books. [Toronto Star]

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