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Montreal is not alone

by Robert K. Whelan


Recently I discussed the Charbonneau Commission with a colleague, an eminent urban geographer. When I noted that these problems were occurring in Montreal, he added, “Yes – and in 50 other large North American cities”!

Perhaps 50 is a slightly exaggerated number. As I write, in April 2013, Kwame Kilpatrick, former mayor of Detroit, has been convicted on multiple counts

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About the Author

Robert K. Whelan
Robert K. Whelan is a professor in the Public Affairs program at the University of Texas at Dallas.


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