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Region needs to prepare for crisis of success, says urban expert Florida

Waterloo Region needs to start planning now for the negative impacts of an urban renaissance driven by an expanding technology sector, says renowned urban thinker and writer Richard Florida.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.therecord.com

The negatives include unaffordable housing, increased congestion and a nasty backlash from segments of the population that feel left out of a revitalized, urban-centred lifestyle, Florida said earlier this week at Canada Technology Triangle’s annual international reception and dinner.

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