Toronto needs road tolls to tame gridlock

Congestion costs the area's economy billions of dollars a year, reducing people’s job options, delaying deliveries and increasing emissions

Toronto needs road tolls to tame gridlockBy Steve Lafleur and Ken Green The Fraser Institute Road tolls are essential to ease the gridlock that threatens to strangle Toronto’s economy. Toronto Mayor John Tory wants to introduce road tolls on the Don Valley Parkway and the Gardiner Expressway, and city council has endorsed the move. The provincial government must now approve the tolls…

Bring back the beloved passenger train

The Canadian Museum of Rail Travel in Cranbrook, B.C. offers a powerful glimpse into what life must have been like during the glory days of rail travel

Bring back the beloved passenger trainMy recent tour of the remarkable Canadian Museum of Rail Travel in Cranbrook, B.C., got me wondering why all of Canada cannot once again have a viable rail passenger service. The museum contains a collection of dozens of rail cars from the past 100+ years in various states of repair. Collectively, they deliver a powerful…
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