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An Intelligent City with a Prosperous Future (to the Tune of Billions)

Saturday, July 12, 2014 On Thursday, June 5, 2014, the Intelligent Community Forum, a New York City-based organization of thought leaders who focus on high tech and community development, named Toronto “Intelligent City of the Year.” According to journalist Howard Solomon of ITWorld Canada, “Toronto was selected after a year-long evaluation that included an analysis

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City Hall: Lord of the Flies

Friday, July 11, 2014 This week, someone brought a conch shell into City Hall and blew it. Now this might not seem so unusual, since this great civic hall has also seen meowing, temper tantrums from the Ford brothers, blatant displays of hatred, negativism and petulance (again from the Ford brothers), spontaneous dance parties to

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For crying out loud, let’s just get s**t done!

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 Transit makes for a great election topic, but then once the election is over it becomes an endless series of meetings and consultations between all three levels of government, resulting in very little actual progress. People need access now. In all directions and in many different ways. We need to travel

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Why are Even More People Looking for Housing?

Monday, May 12, 2104 Just this evening I received an inquiry via Twitter that asked “Why are Toronto municipal election candidates so resolutely silent on 169,020 people on housing wait list?” Well, to cut to the chase I am not being silent. And rather than answer on Twitter in 140 characters, I felt this question

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