Commentary

Expert advice on building the city of the 21st century

Canada is an urban country. Though the national mythology speaks of canoes and ancient forests, the daily reality for most Canadians is defined by SUVs and traffic jams.

Last week, 18 of Canada’s city leaders got together in Toronto to demand a new national agenda that reflects this reality. The specific asks were familiar: more money and more power for the governments that closely serve the daily needs of Canadians.

Read Richard Florida’s advice in the Globe and Mail.