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Local Motion: The Art of Civic Engagement in Toronto (uTOpia)

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It’s election year in Toronto. Mayor David Miller is leaving office, and leaving behind a nagging worry that it might be harder than we ever anticipated to get anything substantial accomplished from within City Hall. Maybe, just maybe, we can get more done from without.

Shifting from the ‘what’ of the previous uTOpia books to ‘how,’ Local Motion presents an in-depth analysi
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Paperback, 200 pages
Published August 31st 2006 by Coach House Books
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Electric Landlady
Jul 26, 2011 Electric Landlady rated it it was amazing
What it says on the tin. This is a very local book, and boy is it timely for those of us who feel like things are going badly wrong at City Hall. (Note, though, co-editor Dave Meslin's recent update to his essay.) Still, offers some hope.
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Dave Meslin is a Toronto-based artist and organiser, with a focus on public space issues, cycling infrastructure, voting reform, transpartisan advocacy and democratic renewal.
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