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Canadian Urbanism Uncovered

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Last month, housing developers unearthed a native burial ground while widening a road north of Canada’s Wonderland. What is worse, York Region failed to consult native groups when it conducted an environmental assessment for the work to be done on Teston Rd., an environmental lawyer says. Early estimates pegged the number of bodies interred at the site at more than 100, but that number has now climbed to well over 200. The Toronto Star writes about it today.