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Limits to urban growth who benefits, who pays, who decides? : a commentary on the current planning climate in Toronto by Larry S. Bourne

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Published by Centre for Urban and Community Studies, University of Toronto in [Toronto] .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Ontario,
  • Toronto.,
  • Toronto

Subjects:

  • City planning -- Ontario -- Toronto.,
  • Cities and towns -- Ontario -- Toronto -- Growth.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 33-34.

StatementL. S. Bourne.
SeriesResearch paper - Centre for Urban and Community Studies ; no. 68
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHT169.C32 T42
The Physical Object
Pagination34 p. ;
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4275355M
LC Control Number78300844

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