PICKEL: COVID financial crunch puts spotlight on Toronto politician pay

Article Link: https://torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/pickel-covid-financial-crunch-puts-spotlight-on-toronto-politician-pay

Discussion posted by: IRWeasel

The coronavirus lockdown has brought crushing financial uncertainty and stress. Tenants worry about rent, homeowners worry about mortgages, employers worry about bills, and employees worry about their jobs. But there’s one group that hasn’t lost sleep over its next paycheque: Politicians on Toronto’s city council. Politicians around the world have taken voluntary salary reductions to show solidarity with struggling taxpayers.