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Your reaction: Premier Ford vows to cut Toronto city council

Last Updated Jul 27, 2018 at 11:18 am EDT

Council Chambers at City Hall in Toronto. THE GLOBE AND MAIL/Deborah Baic

Premier Doug Ford’s plan to cut Toronto city council by almost half from 47 to 25 councillors is being hailed by some as long overdue, and as undemocratic and spiteful, by others.

“I promised to reduce the size and cost of government … this is something I fought for at City Hall,” Ford said. “More politicians [are] not the answer.”

The bold statement has garnered plenty of reaction online: