Well, he is from Rabble so.../shrugs shoulders.
In any event, the statistics (the homicide rate is essentially the same between the two provinces even though Ontario has a much larger population. The violent crime rate, on the other hand, is higher in Quebec) don't back him up nor does it on an anecdotal level. I've visited Toronto many times over the years and walked its streets late at night feeling just as safe as I do in Montreal.
What about gangs?
Might I add for Mr. Cox Montreal is the hub of mafia activity in North America?
I guess it just make Montrealers feel better to say such things.
"Now, this debt ceiling -- I just want to remind people in case you haven't been keeping up -- raising the debt ceiling, which has been done over a hundred times, does not increase our debt; it does not somehow promote profligacy. All it does is it says you got to pay the bills that you've already racked up, Congress. It's a basic function of making sure that the full faith and credit of the United States is preserved." - See more at: http://cnsnews.com/mrctv-blog/craig-bannister/obama-raising-debt-ceilingdoes-not-increase-our-debt-though-it-has-over#sthash.ZcyCte7p.dpuf