Rex Murphy: Municipal economics 101

It is the first principle of that branch of the dismal science we know as municipal economics that as the quality of a service declines those who use it must be charged more. An associated axiom declares that should a service not be declining fast enough on its own, then municipal authorities may enact provisions to accelerate its impairment and, again, raise the cost to consumers of said service.

Read the article HERE in the National Post.