A podcast about life in Canadian cities. Produced by Metro News and co-hosted by Vass Bednar, Matt Elliott and Luke Simcoe.
Ep. 6: Dreamy Mayor Power Rankings
On episode 6, Luke, Matt and Vass on Truth & Reconciliation and Affordable Housing and Heritage Conservation Districts.
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Jetsetter Luke kicks things off with more tales from his recent travels. This time, he tells us about Edmonton, where allegedly dreamy mayor Don Iveson has pledged to make his city the “reconciliation capital of Canada” in the wake of the landmark report by the Truth & Reconciliation Commission. But what does that mean, exactly? And are cities doing enough?
In our second segment, Matt is full of rage about the state of affordable housing across Canada. After a brief digression about Voltron, the rage continues as the gang discusses whether the affordable housing summit held in Toronto on September 30 will lead to any progress on this stubborn issue.
Finally, Vass explains Heritage Conservation Districts which leads to a wide-ranging conversation on whether old stuff is better than new stuff. The only real conclusion? Neon signs are super cool.