"I simply committed to ensuring that local people would have the
right to decide on the future of their municipality....I have
committed that a Liberal government will ensure a binding
referendum is held to allow local citizens to determine whether or
not to dismantle the amalgamated city."
The referendum was held. The people voted "YES!" to de-amagalamate. McGuinty's Liberals refuse to be bound by the result.
McGuinty & Gerretsen: selected quotes