This week, we read about the future of the relationship between municipalities and the provincial and federal governments. I found that much of the most useful content concerned Eidelman’s “myth-busting,” which highlighted the difficulties in outlining urban policy strategies for urban areas that are governed by a far more complex…

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This week we focused on the regional outlook for cities, and the readings that I read before the course seriously challenged some of my long-held feelings about the “urban-suburban” question. For one thing, I had seriously underestimated the scale of the suburbs, learning that suburbanites form the overwhelming majority of…

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