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Restrict the production of "McMansions"

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Developers in Ontario have stopped delivering housing that matches the needs of Canadians, and have resorted to packing in as much house per square meter as possible.

I propose creating a structural limit within each lot so to not exceed 70% of the land parcel in order to preserve the affordability, and aesthetic quality of the area. The phrase "McMansion" can be said to describe most of these new subdivisions, and... more »

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Buyback HW407 and Turn it a Toll-free

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Great Golden Horseshoe accounts for about 70% of Ontario’s GDP, yet its transportation system lags behind which results in traffic congestion, lack of convenient mobility of people and goods - an important characteristic of a healthy and growing economy - and causes multi-billion dollars in lost productivity that’s projected to increase unless we act.

Of course, to enhance GGH transportation systems require working... more »

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