Comment 40581

By canbyte (registered) | Posted May 08, 2010 at 15:21:17

Jason said "Short term interest of a few can't trump long term benefits for everyone."

My version is "Narrow, non productive benefits for a few shouldn't trump long term costs for every taxpayer".

The cleanup issue is separate: if the province is going to pay, then it hardly matters when. Projects will be happy to build on clean land as long as other factors make sense, which they don't at present. That is why Hamilton is a mess, not the fact we did or didn't build a stadium.

Since all this subsidized stuff exacerbates the basic mill rate problem, I say suspend all such projects until the tax base improves,

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