Comment 120929

By KevinLove (registered) | Posted March 15, 2017 at 10:42:00

Just who has "disproportionate influence on senior staff and council's decisions"?

The actual research, done by people such as York University professor Robert MacDermid, suggests a slightly different group of people may have this disproportionate influence. What does he have to say about municipal election financing?

In the 905 in 2006, election winners got 54.3 per cent of their funding from developers


Perhaps things have changed since 2006? No, not really

If we are going to talk about "disproportionate influence" on municipal elections, maybe we should be talking about real estate developers.

Comment edited by KevinLove on 2017-03-15 10:45:02

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