12 November 2012

FROM THE COMMENTS:

And, an added bonus... a couple of caring, committed morally-aware adults don't pick the taxpayer's pockets...the poverty industry continues to growUnlike, say... the government administered poverty bureaucracy...

Over the past seven years, the city has poured an extra $210-million into programs designed to help Toronto’s “priority” neighbourhoods.

What difference has that money made? Nobody has a clue. Nobody tracked the programs or measured the outcomes, or even collected local data on changing crime and dropout rates.

The truth is that the data needed to make decisions simply don’t exist. As one insider says, “We’ve organized ourselves in such a way that mostly we have no idea what we’re doing.”
Just something to think about, Toronto... as you're signing that municipal tax cheque.

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