How amok have our representatives gone, and how greedy for our dollars they became? Makes one wonder where do we fit in their calculation!
Lloyd Fournier : Lloyd is the founder of Thunderbird Rising (Thunderbird rising.com) and the recent recipient of a Humanitarian Award, an author (novels) and a freelance writer. His drill down style of writing is a throw back to classic journalism - completely objective and well researched. His work presents the reader opportunity to rethink issues.
[A combination of poor quality politicians and civil servants with too much authority]
Transportation has always been important. The various tribes that lived here on this same land relied on transportation routes to move back and forth in the annual cycle of trap and the trade. In all cases, the destination was foremost as routes evolved.
As settlers moved in, transportation evolved into a series of “King’s Highways” connecting major cities. Those roads provided vital defensive connections. Kingston Road in Scarborough was what it said it was – a road to Kingston and Fort Henry.
There is a movement inside the Ministry of Transportation that is now attempting to tell us that we should live and work where they decide to build a road.
Obviously there is opportunity for all kinds of financial hanky-panky with that arrangement. A smart developer would simply stand to become very rich by purchasing lands…
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