Feds have moral obligation to compensate G20-related damage, Gerard Kennedy says
The Federal government has moral obligation to compensate any
“Incredibly, despite having mismanaged the price tag for the
“This government is turning the honour to
As reported earlier, the feds turned down the city’s request to post a bond to cover damage claims.
Last week, federal cabinet minister John Baird seemed to open the door to compensation, but stopped short of promising any money.
“I understand people in
The minister of transportation, infrastructure and communities didn’t explicitly say businesses will be compensated, suggesting such a promise would give “the green light to every hooligan that they’ll be an unlimited cash flow.”
“What I’m not going to say, is to give an invitation to every
vandal, thug that they have an unlimited right to destroy downtown property.
We’re going to put all of our focus on keeping the city and property safe and
obviously we will treat the people of
People suffering damage should look to their insurer, according to a memo from the federal government’s Summits Management Office.
Kennedy added Tuesday: “The City of