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Old Posted Dec 2, 2015, 2:12 AM
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Originally Posted by Drybrain View Post
The thing that makes me nuts is that this is being covered in the press, committees are being formed, politicians are responding, etc, despite the fact that it's basically a non-issue.
Municipal-level politics are hugely biased toward middle- and upper-class squeaky wheel homeowner type groups. You can do more or less whatever you want in commercial areas and poor neighbourhoods most of the time.

You can see a quantitative version of this with project funding. How much has HRM spent building ice surfaces during the past 10 years?
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