A lot of Maritimers would tell you that we don’t have the "Indian problem" that seems, to our eyes, endemic in the West. Don Cayo doesn't agree. We don’t have, he argues, as visible a problem. But we have woes that, though different from those in the West, are all too real.
The Maritimes have been poor for a long time, but not forever. And a lot of our latter-day woes are policy-driven. It was the result of not only our own greed and stupidity, but also much that was imposed on us by our friends on Parliament Hill. Don Cayo on regional development.
Jane Jacobs sees the healthy city, not the nation or the region, as the driver of prosperity in every society throughout history and around the world. Don Cayo on the elderly impish iconoclast whose thinking sets on its ear old wisdoms in city planning, economics, and moral philosophy.