Canada desperately needs to raise the density of our urban areas to protect the surrounding farmland and natural areas. We’ve been living in this dreamworld of never-ending land (and resources) and need to really begin planning for restrained growth.
This Fraser Institute study examines Canada’s urban densities and compares them to densities in other cities around the world. Livability starts with increasing densities with corresponding increases in efficiencies, especially in the transport and service sectors.
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