“This is a federal responsibility. It’s their conference”, said Mayor David Miller
Foreign Affairs Minister Lawrence Cannon went on record prior to the start of the G20 summit to say the federal government isn’t legally bound to pay for any damages caused as a result of international meetings.
Some stores have commented they saw significant loss in sales during the G20, some noted as high as a 50 percent drop from the week prior. Headlines are still very active with news stories daily from all sides involved in the summit and the now an a probe is being launch to investigate whether the police acted and did not violate civil rights of protestors. Mayors from other cities within Canada have stated they are not in a hurry to host future G20 summits in their cities. So what do you think, who should pay to clean up Toronto-based businesses?