Duly Quoted: Paul Ainslie
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Duly Quoted: Paul Ainslie

“They are an excellent resource tool for people to acclimatize themselves to the city of Toronto…to learn English as a second language, for example. It goes a long way to helping them integrate into our city.”

—Library chair Paul Ainslie (Ward 43, Scarborough East) in response to budget chief Mike Del Grande (Ward 39, Scarborough-Agincourt), who raised questions earlier this week about whether it was appropriate for the Toronto Public Library to include items in languages besides English in its holdings.