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Dec 15

Jane Jacobs Subsidiarity

By Bruce Firestone | Uncategorized

In the early 2000s, the province of Ontario amalgamated dozens of regions to reduce the number of administrative districts (municipalities, townships and counties) and improve overall efficiency of local government. Did it work? Noted urbanist Jane Jacobs would have predicted the answer would be “no” at least based on her notion of “subsidiarity”: Subsidiarity is the principle […]

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