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Michael Thompson tops list of city councillors' travel expenses
Thompson insists his travel expenses are all linked to his duties as chair of Toronto's Economic Development Committee
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Ward 37/Scarborough Centre councillor Michael Thompson
Photo: James Moore/NEWSTALK 1010

There are questions being raised about the travel expenses of some Toronto city councillors.

The executive committee of council will review a complete list on Wednesday.  

The report shows the travel and conference expenses of all city councillors totalled nearly $155,000 dollars last year.

Economic Development Committee chair Michael Thompson is at the top of the list.  

Thompson took 14 trips at a cost of just over $39,000.

The councillor says his job is to promote the city and his expenses are all tied to city business.

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Ward 37/Scarborough Centre councillor Michael Thompson
Photo: James Moore/NEWSTALK 1010

There are questions being raised about the travel expenses of some Toronto city councillors.

The executive committee of council will review a complete list on Wednesday.  

The report shows the travel and conference expenses of all city councillors totalled nearly $155,000 dollars last year.

Economic Development Committee chair Michael Thompson is at the top of the list.  

Thompson took 14 trips at a cost of just over $39,000.

The councillor says his job is to promote the city and his expenses are all tied to city business.

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