McGuinty greatly exaggerated death of NIMBYism
In Scarborough, Elmvale, Oakville, North Dufferin… citizens unite to protect
By Jim Coyle Toronto Star Jun 04 20
Over the holiday season of 2008, Premier Dalton McGuinty was having his now-famous Christmas existential crisis.
Back then, John Laforet was a U of T student, an active Liberal since he was 14, a young man who had grown up hearing his grandparents’ stories about their civil-rights activism in Windsor and Detroit in the ’60s, a chap so politically precocious he’d already served three years as a riding association president in Scarborough.