- Lawrence Solomon: Amazon doesn’t compete in the free market. It should have to.
- Lawrence Solomon: Cyclists are just bloody collateral damage in the climate change wars
- Are bike lanes safe?
- Lawrence Solomon: Rip out the bike lanes — before more innocent people get hurt
- Lawrence Solomon: How ‘road diets’ are making our car commutes even more painful
Category Archives: Housing
(August 14, 2003) Homeowners worry about their homes’ property value, and how their neighbours affect it. The boors nearby (the word “neighbour” was formed by combining “nigh” and “boor”) do material harm: By failing to mow their lawns or paint their peeling shutters, they make the neighbourhood unsightly, lowering property values for all. Continue reading
(August 7, 2003) How much did your toilet bowl cost you in water yesterday? Or your kids’ bathroom sink? Or your kitchen dishwashing machine? Continue reading
(June 20, 2003) The federal government’s last budget made a serious commitment to housing – a further $320-million in 2003 added to the $680-million in funding allocated in 2001 for subsidized housing. This is a billion dollars – big money in any league – to be matched by provincial contributions. Continue reading
(May 8, 2003) Rent control has helped a great many homeowners. Because it all but ended the building of new apartment buildings in Toronto, Winnipeg, and other rent-controlled cities, potential renters, with nowhere to go, have been streamed into condos and houses, pushing up residential real estate value. Continue reading