Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Alarm bells go off over TTC deal

There's a lot of concern that Bombardier's contract to build light rail cars may be torn up by the new mayor of Toronto. A report from Toronto says that Rob Ford wants the Toronto Transit Commission to put the brakes on the LRT plan. Premier Dalton McGuinty says he plans to meet with Ford to find some common ground on the issue. It's widely believed if the 1.8 million dollar contract is torn up there will be a penalty to pay. Our mayor-elect Keith Hobbs says he wants to meet with Ford to tell him how important that contract is to the economy of Thunder Bay