Pearson Airport reduces landing fees. The move was cheered by airlines, who can now drop their prices accordingly. Oh, wait, they won’t do that, they’ll only drop their prices by maybe about ten percent of what they could with the savings, and pocket the rest. Capitalism works!
Stéphane Dion says Canadians don’t want another election right now; thus, the Liberals won’t challenge the throne speech. More accurately, the Liberals don’t want another election right now. Because––and in a country with Stephen Harper, this is sad––they would lose. Oh man, would they lose.
We need a Canada-wide pandemic strategy, say the experts. Pah, experts! What do they know, with their expert-ness? Good ol’ common sense and gumption always served me just fine for medical needs, and other than that leg rotting off, it’s all been swell.
Thanks to one quiet member of council, David Miller’s new tax plan might pass after all. Councillor Mark Grimes, previously most notable for being Homer Simpson’s enemy, proposed a compromise plan that eases the land transfer tax slightly, particularly for first-time buyers of homes.
Finally: it’s time to vote in Spacing‘s MyToronto video contest. (And I bet it gets more votes than MMP did. OOOH BURN.)
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