The Fraser Institute has expressed unpopular, contrarian views for decades, often driving their highly vocal critics into angry, sputtering fits of hysteria. Its new report arguing that Vancouver needs even higher population density won’t change that, at least among some people.
In Room to Grow: Comparing Urban Density in Canada and Abroad, institute senior policy analyst Josef Filipowicz argues that Vancouver — already Canada’s densest city with 5,493 inhabitants per square kilometre in 2016 — should strive for an even higher population.
To this I would ask, are they nuts?
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