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Canadian Cities Trying to Redefine What it Means to be an Urban Planner

Matt Ball on July 7, 2012 - in Planning

When Rollin Stanley worked for the City of Toronto, he often joked that he didn’t “do suburbs.” Last month, shortly after he started a new job as Calgary’s top planning official, a local alderman presented him with a bumper sticker that read, “I do suburbs, and I do them better.” After stints in two U.S. cities, Mr. Stanley has returned to Canada with a mandate to help Calgary build subdivisions that are more compact, higher density, and accessible to transit.

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