“With all due respect, there have been hundreds of conversations about this particular line…I became transportation minister in 2010, and the debate began then. So we need to move ahead. We’re putting money on the table. We’re the only level of government that’s putting money on the table. So we need to get moving.”
—According to the Globe, this is the first thing Wynne has said about the province’s $1.4 billion proposal for replacing the aging Scarborough RT since meeting with TTC Chair Karen Stintz last week. Stintz, along with other councillors, has raised objections to the provincial plan, which would extend the Bloor-Danforth subway line two stops west, along the RT’s route. City council approved a similar Scarborough subway extension in July, but that version was more expensive, and was conditional on some provincial and federal funding that has yet to materialize.