Letters to the editor - Brantford Expositor - Ontario, CA: "Putting off expropriation has cost city plenty
Over the course of decades, I have written extensively respecting two interrelated matters; overall economic development in Brantford and the sad state of the core. I also discussed these issues during the last election.
My fear for the core has always been that city council was consistently postponing the inevitable (expropriation) with respect to the south side of Colborne Street. I proposed the investigation of a residential development that would have an embedded athletic facility. With the Sanderson Centre, major banks, the trails, (and now Harmony Square), I always contended that this or some other form of tax-generating facility would both eliminate the blight while providing a needed positive tax flow.
This concept did not get much attention due to the lethargy of"
Interesting comments -indicating that a change in thinking is needed -Pr