EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
Owen, David S.
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Some figures about the Canadian urban population now and in the future. Problems of urbanization. How to avoid historical pitfalls of great cities. Facing the task as a whole. Making corrections. Examples of cities with problems such as Los Angeles. Learning from the mistakes of other cities. Specific problems and suggested solutions: transportation, polluted air; uncontrolled growth. Taking pride in what was accomplished in Montreal and learning from example. Possibilities for Toronto.