St. André in the Plateau shovel out their cars in March 2008 after a storm dumped close to 30 centimetres of snow on the city overnight. In the past winter, the borough has run up a $4.1-million snow-clearing debt. Photograph by: PIERRE OBENDRAUF, GAZETTE FILE, The Gazette
From The Montreal Gazette:
Politics at play: Borough official; Plateau running out of financial options, says councillor who leaked document
Concerned Plateau Mont Royal residents seeking answers to the newly uncovered financial questions were noticeably missing from last night's borough council meeting.
Rather, several people in attendance were members of, or supporters of, the Projet Montreal party.
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My Comment: It is very disturbing when politicians hide and/or make the decision that financial records and impending financial problems be kept secret from the public. Politicians work for us and are answerable to us .... not the other way around.