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Suburban growth a tragedy

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Workers build a single-family house in the Sage Creek development in south Winnipeg.

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Re: Fixation with constant suburban growth slammed (July 28). It's time the tragedy of suburban growth receives more attention.

I call suburban growth a tragedy because I'm tired of seeing the world's richest farmland swallowed up for easy development, while the centre of the city dies.

Why not offer infill housing incentives instead of creating sterile mega-suburbs?

L. Dale Guy

Winnipeg

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition July 29, 2014 A8

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