Supreme Court of Canada Rules 407 ETR Cannot Deny Your Plate After Bankruptcy

Today is a great day for consumers! In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed 407 ETR’s appeal to continue collecting on discharged bankrupts, with costs. The group “Stop the 407 ETR’s Abuse of Power” has maintained, from the beginning, that the 407 Act did not give 407 ETR the right to […]

How is Comparing the Sale to 407 ETR an Argument in Selling Hydro One?

Ontario’s new Financial Accountability Officer says privatizing Hydro One will be a bad deal for the Province. The Province says they are moving forward, full steam ahead, with privatizing Hydro One and throws the sale of Highway 407, to 407 ETR, in the face of everyone that questions the rationale behind what appears to be […]

A Non Partisan Approach to 407 ETR Issues

I have been asked so many times which political party I support. I always answer by saying that I am nonpartisan. Truth be told, it frees you to speak truth to power because you don’t toe a party line and you are in a better position to reason with hot headed, furiously partisan people that […]

Waiting for the Supreme Court of Canada to decide on 407 ETR’s Appeal

It has been 10 months since the Supreme Court of Canada heard 407 ETR’s Appeal on the issue of Paramountcy with respects to the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act. To recap, the Province of Ontario has intervened and said, “the fresh start provided by a discharge in bankruptcy was never intended to wipe away the consequences […]

The Monsanto of Traffic, 407 ETR/Ferrovial

When you say the name Monsanto, it’s synonymously recognized as a corporation aimed to take over our most valuable resource. OUR FOOD!!! May 23rd, 2015 the world marched against this corporate takeover and pleaded with world governments to reign in this corporation. Corporate subsidies and political favoritism is at the root of Monsanto’s monopoly over […]

Make Sure to Paper Your 407 ETR Settlement by Darryl Singer, JD

Recently, 407ETR has launched a full frontal assault against thousands of former users whose accounts are anywhere from 4 to 12 years old. Almost all of these individuals have been in plate denial, unable to renew their licence plate sticker or obtain new plates, for more than 2 years. Some of these individuals believed that […]

Doing the Tango with Companies like 407 ETR

Tango is a ballroom dance that originated in Latin-America, known to be a dance of passion with a range of emotions. When you mention Highway 407 and the foreign company that operates it, Ferrovial or 407 ETR, a range of emotions and passions are evoked. Ontario is not alone. Ferrovial has inflamed passions all over […]

HOT Lanes Debate is Heating Up

On July 22nd, 2015, Premier Wynne confirmed her administration’s commitment to implementing HOT Lanes on Ontario’s GTHA highways after claiming the temporary HOV Lanes implemented for the Pan Am Games were a success. She didn’t confirm where the lanes would be implemented, but that they were coming. HOT Lanes are High Occupancy Toll Lanes. They […]

How We Were Sold on the Value of Highway 407

Is There a Need to Re-evaluate 407 ETR’s Contract?   When Highway 407 was being constructed, we were sold on how this highway was desperately needed to bring relief to our traffic congestion issues on Highway 401. How has Highway 407 performed over the past 15 years? We may never really know unless an impact […]

Is Failure to Pay 407 ETR’s Toll a Crime?

In the University of North Carolina’s School of Government blog, Shea Denning asks the question, “Is Failure to Pay a Toll a Crime?” I thought that was an interesting question because here in Canada, our first open access toll highway, 407 ETR, recently argued in the Supreme Court of Canada that the interest and […]

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