Metrolinx improperly approved GO stations under political pressure, Ontario’s auditor general finds

Ontario’s auditor general has recommended the province conduct an independent review of two controversial GO Transit stations, after concluding Metrolinx inappropriately recommended the province build them under pressure from the former transportation minister and the City of Toronto.

In her annual report released Wednesday, Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk concluded Metrolinx “undermined its own decision-making process and inappropriately changed its recommendations on the Kirby and Lawrence stations” in June 2016.

 

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