William Watson: Tolls for Toronto highways are a great idea

Maybe the problem is that “toll” sounds too much like “troll.”I hardly ever disagree with the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, which does great work reminding us all of the often very high costs of taxation. (The other CTF, the Canadian Tax Foundation, also does great work, studying the devilish details of taxation.) But I do disagree with the federation’s opposition to Toronto Mayor John Tory’s proposal for a $2 toll, which I prefer to think of as a “user fee” or, even better, “price” for drivers using Toronto’s Gardiner Expressway and Don Valley Parkway.Hey, everybody knows you have to pay to

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