December 5, 2002
Fixing Winnipeg's Downtown"Fixing Winnipeg's Downtown" takes a different approach to downtown renewal. In place of advocating more government money and subsidies for the inner city it suggests basic policy reforms to tax, regulatory and service-provision policies that degrade the viability of Winnipeg's core area. It explores root-and-branch changes that target the causes of long-term decline rather than superficial and simple short-term approaches that focus on temporarily alleviating the symptoms of inner-city stress.
Thirty nine recommendations for fixing Winnipeg's downtown:
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