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Rob Ford and Karen Stintz finally find something to agree on: free plastic bags

Rob Ford and Karen Stintz finally find something to agree on: free plastic bags

After a very public rift over transit, Rob Ford and Karen Stintz are back on the same side, and it’s all because of the plastic bag fee. The Toronto Sun reports that Stintz plans on voting with the mayor to kill the 5-cent plastic bag fee during Wednesday’s city council meeting (Ford vowed to scrap the fee last month). Not that Stintz will likely return full-time to her former place in the Ford fold—the fee is a smallish matter and one Stintz never liked in the first place, having voted against the so-called bag tax when David Miller introduced it in 2009. [Toronto Sun]

(Images: Karen Stintz, Mike Beltzner; Rob Ford, Christopher Drost; plastic bag, londonista_londonist)

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