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Brantford-Brant boundary adjustment babble, part 9

Former Brantford, Ontario city councillor, Mr. John Starkey gave us a crash course in misguided urban planning.  At the recent information meeting on the latest iteration of the Brantford-Brant boundary adjustment proposal he gave an interview to ArcPro HD Inc. … Continue reading

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Urban planning for the 21 century anyone?

A city has unused properties, underused properties and misused properties in its core.  Fully aware of this fact, it approves the building of another outdoor mall in another part of the city and the expansion of an indoor mall in yet … Continue reading

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How close is that other dollar store?

Ever wondered how much thought goes into what goes where in a city?  How does urban planning work? In a recent post we questioned the building of a dollar store on Colborne St., W. in Brantford, Ontario because four blocks … Continue reading

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Brantford Brant Boundary Talks: A Lesson in City Management

Cities can learn much from the Brantford, Ontario and Brant County boundary talks. It’s good for a municipality to aspire to be a great place to serve, give, learn, play, buy, sell and live.  To accomplish great goals a city must first be … Continue reading

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