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Lawrence Solomon: Fix Your City – KPMG cuts are merely cautious

(July 29, 2011) The potential cuts that KPMG laid out are just what you’d expect from a consulting group inspired by accountants: cautious and uninspired. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Keep names, sell stations

(July 8, 2011) To minimize fare hikes on Toronto’s deficit-ridden transit system, a desperate Toronto Transit Commission decided this week to raise revenue from corporations by selling them naming rights to subway stations. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Free the food carts

(April 15, 2011) Selling sidewalks would reduce conflict, reap cash. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Transit competition

(February 25, 2011) Urban Renaissance Institute executive director Lawrence Solomon argues that Toronto should follow the UK’s example, and privatize the TTC. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Ford’s blow for film freedom

(February 10, 2011) Urban Renaissance Institute Executive Director Lawrence Solomon describe’s Mayor Ford’s intervention to save a local film screening from being shut down by bureaucrats. Continue reading

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