Getting This City Back on Track


An opinion piece from the Toronto Star, written by Martin Connell, asks, “What could $1.1 billion do for Toronto?”

The Conference Board of Canada says that Toronto needs to spend this much, above the current budget, in order to start ‘getting this city back on track’. Connell argues that this isn’t a huge sum of money, compared to the enormous benefits the city would experience. Read the article.


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