Photo of the edge of a roof with the tops of solar panels showing. Photo by Scott Webb.

We have one chance to get recovery right

The pandemic made it clear that we need a more resilient and comprehensive public health care system. Governments must make investments that will keep all of us safe, make life affordable, and ensure everyone has access to the health care they need.

Supporting Entrepreneurs

If Amazon is hollowing out local business, it is, at least in part, due to the convenience that comes from not having to get in the car and go through the rigamarole of having to drive as the means of accessing the goods. The appeal of Amazon’s model, their flagship service, if you will, is being able to deliver a purchase right to the home, at no additional cost, often within a day or two.

By creating spaces where consumers encounter possibilities to purchase goods and services they may need or want in the natural course of their day, you are enhancing the potential for local trade to occur. This is precisely what walkable neighbourhoods help do.