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Market Squared by Adam A. Donaldson

Burning bridges in a housing crisis is no good for anyone

Burning bridges in a housing crisis is no good for anyone

This week's Market Squared is about the trust gap between the people and the only force so far empowered to solve the housing crisis: for-profit real estate developers
It's not just about the hate, it's about the confusion

It's not just about the hate, it's about the confusion

This week's Market Squared tries to unpacked the confusing mess of hate around homophobic posts to the city's social media channels.
OPINION: When mayors attack! (How a tedious night at council became insufferable)

OPINION: When mayors attack! (How a tedious night at council became insufferable)

This week's Market Squared talks about why local democracy means sometimes accepting that not everyone agrees with you
When party planning, 200 is the loneliest number

When party planning, 200 is the loneliest number

This week on Market Squared, we have to talk about the surprising politics of planning a big birthday party
The last column about transit. For a while. Probably.

The last column about transit. For a while. Probably.

This week's Market Squared can't contain the anger about transit. And neither can a council delegation apparently
Self-owns don't solve the student population boom

Self-owns don't solve the student population boom

This week's Market Squared talks about how a Queen's Park slap fight exposes a key deficiency in housing plans
If transit is good enough for the kids, why isn't it good enough for you?

If transit is good enough for the kids, why isn't it good enough for you?

This week's Market Squared confirms that the children are the future, and we can teach them better by doing stuff in the present
The confusing transit fare plan doesn't address core issues (again)

The confusing transit fare plan doesn't address core issues (again)

This week's Market Squared reviews how council, staff, and even the cIty's own advisory group keeps ignoring the problems
The brown M&Ms theory of governance

The brown M&Ms theory of governance

This week's Market Squared looks at why the details matter when it comes to how our council meetings are run
A parking plan for downtown needs to start with one goal

A parking plan for downtown needs to start with one goal

This week's Market Squared tackles the desperately different directions when it comes to managing parking in the core