Would Rob Ford revive the vehicle registration tax to finance his Sheppard subway?
Naturally, our knee-jerk answer is no. Absolutely not. Rob Ford would never impose something like that on the good taxpayers of Toronto—not even for his beloved subway extension. But councillor Josh Matlow just announced on the Twitter machine this afternoon that the mayor is reportedly meeting with developers to look at ways of coming up with the cash. Those ways: road tolls and new taxes, including, gulp, a vehicle registration tax. Could it really be?