Dr. David McKeown took the unusual step of speaking at a protest organized by the Clean Train Coalition, repeating concerns about the health impacts of Metrolinx's proposal for the
"The trouble is the current proposal (is) built on a foundation of diesel – a mode of transportation we know is bad for air quality and not good for our health," McKeown told an energetic crowd of more than 500 gathered at Sorauren Park in Roncesvalles Village.
Here is the complete article from the Star.Diesel Trains Through the Junction
It's just another case of buy now, pay later. McGuinty and the pinstriped fatcats will be up north in their cottage retreats counting their profits while the rest of us stuck in the city will pay with more brutal smog alert days per year. My son Magnus already suffers from asthma, and if this goes through, we'll have to seriously consider moving away from the Junction. Multiply this by the number of other concerned parents in the area and you end up with a loss of population (read: business), decimating what is currently a thriving community."