Yes, I agree that the root problems started prior to 2000 because of the push into Ontario.
What I was talking about in my earlier posts was when the wheels were in motion in causing instability in Montreal; which began after Vito's arrest.In the above article the Violi's were having meetigs with Piccirilli back in 2005 and further down in the article Piccirilli wanted the green from Toronto to kill N.Rizzuto sr.