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Beyond Public Subsidy

Canadians tend to smugness when comparing our social safety net to our southern neighbour. But comparatively, our support for affordable housing is weak following the gutting of social housing expenditures in the late 1990s. Only the…

The Third Rail of Municipal Politics

For urban areas across the country, light rail transit has emerged as something of a miracle cure, able to reduce traffic congestion and lower GHG emissions while increasing mobility and boosting economic development. But it has also…