With the heightened level of airport bluster and local propaganda swirling around, we thought a few FACTS from our research publications might clear the air.
Then/Now/Next: 21st-Century Reasons to Cancel Pickering Airport: 12 powerful reasons why the Pickering airport should never see the light of day, starting with climate change and covering Indigenous sites, Canada geese, Rouge National Urban Park, Pearson’s lease with Transport Canada, and much more.12 powerful reasons why the #Pickering airport should never see the light of day! Click To Tweet
A Future for the Lands: Our agricultural economics study shows how tourism based on agriculture could make north Pickering an enticing destination while producing healthy fresh food for the GTA and good, sustainable jobs now.Study shows how #tourism and #agriculture in North #Pickering make for an enticing destination while producing healthy fresh food and good, sustainable jobs NOW! Click To Tweet
Build It But They Won’t Come (Unless forced to): Why governments must rig the system in the jet age. Our research report on “greenfield” major international airports built in North American since 1943, and what made them successful – or not.Build it but they won't come (unless forced to). Why governments must rig the system in the jet age. #nopickeringairport #boondoggle #cdnpoli Click To Tweet