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André Darmanin
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Chicago's Regional Housing Initiative would be a good model to use in the Greater Toronto Area.
The Greater Toronto area struggles with homelessness, lack of affordable housing, and with the current stock of affordable housing in a state of disrepair. With added pressure of providing affordab…
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Happy Birthday +Massimo Boninsegni​! 
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Thank you my friend, getting old sucks but it is the only way to stay alive, or so I'm told
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With evidence based policy making and planning becoming the mots du jour, academic research surely will become more normal. Research suggests the opposite is happening currently. 
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I certainly hope Canadian developers aren't as stupid and self centered.
 
Taking Inclusionary Zoning All the Way to SCOTUS http://trib.al/FPOGCqr
A challenge by California developers got smacked down by the state’s supreme court. Now they’re taking their fight to the next level.
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In too many places, technology innovation is not “sticky” but footloose. Inventions and know-how fly out of local labs and university research centers and into far-flung global value chains—there to be commercialized (and yie...
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At the #tfc game on Sunday with my boy Allister. Too bad they lost because of poor defending and midfield play. 
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My latest post on the Urban Strategist:
I was initially hesitant in reading Schwartz's book as one of those same old reads that speak about the same transportation policy issues ad nauseum. My curiosity got the better of me. What the he...
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She is cirrect!
Our economy has been stagnant for the past three to four years, and prudent government spending makes the most sense
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I know. I've become extremely disappointed with Mulcair. 
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Interesting...
The bureaucracy is no longer your enemy. The bureaucracy is you. And it's easy to blame your boss, or the dolt who set up all these systems, or the one who depersonalizes everything. The policies and the oversight and the...
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  • University of Western Ontario
    Public Administration, 2015 - present
    Local Government
  • Ryerson University
    Public Administration, 1992 - 1997
  • Ryerson University
    Urban Planning, 2002 - 2004
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End the superficial fixation with balanced budgets
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Our economy has been stagnant for the past three to four years, and prudent government spending makes the most sense

Beer Store’s ‘new era’ keeps an archaic system alive
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The decision to sell a small piece of the Beer Store to smaller rivals is primarily an effort to preserve the status quo, and with any luck,

Rogers-NHL deal: 10 things you should know
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Rogers assumes control of Hockey Night in Canada, but will Don Cherry get to stay? And what happens with TSN?

A Tale Of Three Cities: Detroit, Toronto, And Pittsburgh In A Post-Indus...
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Detroit has become the poster child for post-war American urban decay.

Via Rail: MP pushes for passenger rail strategy | Toronto Star
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Thunder Bay train advocate enlists Torontonians in fight for passenger trains.

Massive police raid launched in Toronto | Toronto Star
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Police launched massive predawn raid targeting guns and drugs Thursday, focusing on the Toronto neighbourhood that’s ground zero for the Rob

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Rob Ford must resign. Now. Regardless of what happened
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It is one mark of a competent leader that he or she knows when to quit the field

Flaherty nixes HST rise as way to pay for Toronto-area, Hamilton transit...
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Federal finance minister says he would not allow Queen’s Park to raise the HST only on GTHA residents. He says if the province moves forward

Thinking Big: Four Visions of a New Penn Station
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Asked by the Municipal Art Society to reimagine Pennsylvania Station and Madison Square Garden, four design firms will introduce their propo

What Graduation Speeches Should Say but Don’t | TIME.com
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There is a strong chance you will wind up miserable with no sense of purpose if you don't figure out one very important thing.

Globe Editorial: Note to politicians: Stop blaming the media for your pr...
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Among Canadian conservatives, patriotism is being replaced by unsupported allegations of media bias as the go-to refuge from responsibility

Canada losing ground in global science race: report
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Federal government defends “full spectrum” approach to research funding

What makes a home look Canadian? U.S. decor-store invasion makes that a ...
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Until about five years ago, one of the few unifying Canadian decorating hallmarks was, ironically, Swedish. But if IKEA gave us the Allen ke

Downtown Detroit has more wealth, diversity than city as whole, report says
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The makeup of downtown Detroit is more diverse, educated and wealthy than the rest of the city, according to a new report expected to be rel

Torontoist
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Toronto news, politics, arts & culture.

Raptors bidding to host 2016 NBA all-star game, sources say | Toronto Star
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According to sources, Maple Leaf Sports and the Raptors have already begun the process of submitting an official bid to bring the NBA all-st

'Nowhere Mayor' needs somewhere to turn
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Ford’s opponents may have ample reason to be annoyed at him, but they have to move beyond it and let him get some things done

Stalled Grand Avenue development may get a second look
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Bunker Hill is showing signs of life. A new 12-acre Civic Park is nearly complete, sloping down to the steps of City Hall in a cascade of st