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By Undustrial (registered) - website | Posted June 16, 2010 at 02:47:59

Oh Please. Etratech (Michael's Company) is located on the very near side of Burlington, right between the Aldershot Go Station and Plains road. It's much closer to the RBG and LaSalle park than any of the 403's office parks. This would be an infinitely easier bike, bus or train commute from downtown Hamilton than the Airport, which as of now is serviced by neither bus nor train, and confronts many of the city's cyclists with a certain...elevation issue.

This kind of petty, semantic ad hominem attack is simply pathetic. It wouldn't matter if his life's work was hunting Santa Clause and his elves - Aerotropolis is a bad idea, and on that matter, he makes a very good point. An argument must be assessed on its own merits.

This isn't to say that I think Mr Desnoyers is a saint. I do have enormous respect for him as an activist, though - his work speaks for itself. As a businessman, though, here's how he feels about globalization:

Nobody's perfect, I guess, lord knows I ain't - I've worked primarily for the development sector for years. Now, Mr Advocate, would ye care to provide some personal details so I can muckrake you?

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