(Source: The Toronto Star)

The land-use rebellion now unfolding in Markham is another skirmish in the war against the development industry.

At stake is who controls growth – government or industry?

Though some would have us believe that the end of suburbia represents a clash of cultures, an attack on middle-class virtues and market infallibility, it has more to do with wresting public powers from private hands.

Read Christopher Hume’s full article “Hume: Markham’s bold proposal is suburbia’s salvation” in the Toronto Star (January 18, 2010).

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