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Election Campaign: Citizen Philanthropists and Private-Public Partnerships

election campaign: How can we make the city a better place in the year ahead For what's it's worth, here are a few suggestions 1, according to Toronto Star. Get on with Rail Deck Park The proposed 21-acre green space over the railroad tracks west of Spadina is one of the best ideas of recent years. Let's throw caution to the wind and dare to hope for the best. So what's happened to it True, Mayor John Tory called it a personal priority during the last election campaign, but so was Smart Track. If the city got the zoning, engineering and design competition organized, a public committee could do the rest, much like what happened at the Bentway, which marked a breakthrough in private-public partnerships. Let's give the project to citizen philanthropists. ( As reported in the news.