The moment Karen Stintz knew she would take on Toronto Mayor Rob Ford
and win, thank Zeus. She’s not your typical “pinko”, but a Ford loyalist who dared to point out that his transit plan just didn’t make any sense. Rather than fix it, he made it clear he’d be getting rid of her as TTC chief, giving her all the motivation she needed to confront him. Question now is, will there be another motion from council to purge the TTC committee of Ford loyalists? In this article, Stintz sounds conciliatory, so it probably wouldn’t come from her.