Toronto's planners favour developers over citizens, says urban affairs guru Jane Jacobs.Full story here.
Called to give the Canadian Urban Institute award that bears her name, Jacobs stood before a room full of urban planners and policy-makers and harshly criticized Toronto's planning process.
"If citizens don't like it, you call them names (and say) that they're selfish and ignorant and that they're NIMBY — not in my backyard," Jacobs told planners.
"It's true that people don't want certain things in their backyard," she said. "But they're usually right.
And guess what?? We're going to see the Port Credit house tomorrow night! Yippee!
We've been making arrangements all morning and now I must get to work. Have a great day, everyone.