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Letter: Montrealers don’t need another mega-mall. Here’s what to do instead of the proposed Quinze40

19 Feb
Letter: Montrealers don’t need another mega-mall. Here’s what to do instead of the proposed Quinze40

Thank You Johanna …
I can’t agree more with your so realistic testimonial ! My way to resume it it’s to say ” It’s ALL about a New Consciousness , Awareness ! It’s all what we need to develop ! Everything else will follow !

Montreal Gazette

I am a very engaged climate activist and follow Projet Montréal’s initiatives with great interest. Most recently, Plateau Mayor Luc Ferrandez voiced his opposition to the proposed mega retail complex, Quinze40. I agree completely with Projet Montréal’s opposition, but wonder why it does not offer a Plan B. It is very clear to most of us that our days of frenzied consumerism are winding down. We will soon be running out of the affordable oil necessary to continue transporting cheap goods from China and other developing countries. We have more stuff than we need and judging from the many store closures in the news recently, we certainly do not need more of them. Why can we not develop protected “super-parks” (semi-sheltered from the winter elements), comprising green spaces where small, traditional shops would be the trend (versus the big-box stores). Pedestrians could walk 10 months of the year in a semi-indoor…

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Posted by on February 19, 2015 in Holistic Therapies

 

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