(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).