In the social swirl of the holiday season, I’ve been caught in conversations with people who are enthusiastic about the creation of a special property tax class for creative enterprise hubs (announced earlier this year and covered recently by Murray Whyte in The Star, an article which includes our friends at Akin Collective - whose…Read more
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Lately, and by lately, I mean over the past year or so, my recommendations to clients have often been more urgent than they would have liked. Also, in my long-term projects, interactions with large corporations, including bureaucratic government agencies, have obliged me to hurry others to reach foregone conclusions, to complete the logic of obvious…Read more
Welcome to our planet and our City. Before I take you to our leaders, let me prepare you for what you are about to see. For anyone arriving in Toronto by spaceship this week, or for anyone looking into the city’s affairs for the first time ever, this will astonish you. A cash strapped City,…Read more
I only have time for a quick note on the King Street Pilot, which prioritizes streetcars on the busiest surface route in Canada’s biggest city. Perhaps I’d have more time to comment if I spent less time in transit. We all spend too long getting from place to place in Toronto. So it may have…Read more
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