Toronto - Government’s most basic responsibility is to keep residents safe. Yet with four TTC riders killed in random attacks in the last year and 145 violent incidents on the TTC in December alone, crime is out of control.
As a police officer for 38 years, Mark Saunders believes that every person in Toronto has the fundamental right to be safe. Saunders’ TTC comprehensive safety plan is built on practical expertise to restore safety, stability and confidence within Toronto’s transit system.
To protect people on the TTC, Saunders’ plan will immediately:
Over the longer term, Saunders’ TTC safety plan will:
In the coming weeks through the campaign, Saunders will announce more details of his plan to protect Toronto’s future, including a mental health plan, that will complement other parts of his platform, including this TTC Safety Plan.
“We have to put a stop to the violence right now which is why I’m going to take action on Day 1 to ensure that all Torontonians feel safe,” said Mark Saunders. “We also need a thoughtful long-term strategy that addresses all the factors – including a viable housing plan and meaningful mental health supports – but it all starts with safety.”
As a former police chief, Mark Saunders knows what needs to be done to make Toronto safe again. You can read his full plan at MarkSaundersforToronto.ca.
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