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Canadian Urbanism Uncovered



  1. The decision not to put billboards along 400 series highways was made by Premier John Robarts in the 1960s. However they have allowed small wood frame billboards on highways in Northern Ontario. The Highway Beautification Act was a great legacy of US president Lyndon Johnson and his wife Lady Bird.

  2. Number one reason to prohibit ALL billboards on our highways is: Distracted driving. The number one danger for everyone.