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Wong vs. Wong: Denzil Minnan-Wong calls Kristyn Wong-Tam’s Bank of Toronto stupid, insane and illegal

Wong vs. Wong: Denzil Minnan-Wong calls Kristyn Wong-Tam’s Bank of Toronto stupid, insane and illegal

Earlier this week, Kristyn Wong-Tam suggested that the city establish its own bank. Critics responded with choice quotes like, “it’s certainly the worst idea I’ve heard today” (the vice president of research for C. D. Howe) and “the whole basis of this is incredibly flawed” (a U of T finance professor). But, naturally, Wong-Tam’s adversary on council, Denzil Minnan-Wong, had the choicest response of them all: “It is one of those stupid, insane ideas that not only is illegal, it is beyond comprehension.” Combined with the councillor’s push to remove Jarvis bike lanes in Wong-Tam’s ward and his call for a study of the scramble intersection without consulting her, it’s starting to look like Minnan-Wong really has an axe to grind with his rookie colleague. Or maybe a great big crush. Read the entire story [Toronto Sun] »

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