Year: 2018

DEAF EARS ON COUNCIL BUT THE NEXT PREMIER IS LISTENING: MAMMOLITI

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 10, 2018

While many ideas that Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti has been advocating at City Hall have fallen on deaf ears, it seems that the next Premier of Ontario is listening.

Safe injection sites and subways instead of LRT’s to name a few.

Safe Injection Sites

Rather than offer real help to those who suffer from mental health issues and addictions, safe injection sites enable very dangerous and disruptive behaviour. The only real solution to the current opioid and fentanyl crisis is to have the provincial and federal governments step up to the plate and offer real treatment options that do not put communities at risk.

Subways

Residents do not want their roads obstructed with streetcars running down the middle like what we’ve seen with the St. Clair disaster.

We are the fourth biggest city in North America, with a population of 2.8 million, and a region that will balloon to 8.9 million people in less than 20 years. Subways attract development, carry more people, and move without traffic getting in the way.

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$11 BILLION LIPSTICK ON PIG OF A BUDGET

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 12 2018

Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti’s Statement on City of Toronto’s 2018 Budget:

“In the last election, 75% of voters rejected high taxes and wasteful spending.

“But this year’s budget calls for an average tax increase of 2.9%, and a total operating, capital and rate-based budget of $16.9 billion, the sixth largest budget in Canada.

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YONGE STREET BIKE LANE INSANE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 18, 2018

Tomorrow, the $51 million insane transportation plan, “REimagining Yonge,” will be brought forward once again to the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee.

“Despite all the objections both in and outside of the community, Councillor John Filion continues to push this insane plan forward,” said Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti. “If we do not make our message loud and clear, this plan will be rammed down our throats and destroy the heart of North York.”

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