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Winning at trash collection

There is a lot of anger directed at the city’s unionized trash collectors because of the 2009 strike, which the Fords used to their advantage in the last election, but plowing through poorly costed private contracts just to spite the unions is no way to respect the taxpayer.

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Rob Ford should show some Respect For Taxpayers

So far, the cumulative total of the wasteful spending Ford claims on his website stands at $215,678,400. Based on 2008 property tax rates and Toronto’s 2008 financial statements, all of Rob Ford’s cuts save taxpayers a total of four dollars and ninety eight cents.

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