Clr. Collins thinks a referendum on the LRT issue is necessary to ensure all Hamiltonians are heard. Clr. Merulla appears to believe that a referendum is like a poll or snapshot and should not be relied on. Further, he seems to suggest that it is a cop out of sorts on the leadership front. Clr. Green suggests a referendum is irresponsible and 'ridiculous', given that the funds are coming from the province. Clr. Aidan Johnson suggests that referendums can over simplify complex issues. (see Spec article by clicking here )
While all these varying opinions swirl about, it is undeniable that the 2014 election yielded a turn out of only 34.02% of eligible voters.
The LRT issue sounds like it is bubbling to the surface once more.