Problem Not Funds But Political Will

Vancouver World Urban Forum Has Another Go at Intractable City Slums

Tara Carman, Vancouver
Published: Wednesday, 06/21/2006 12:00 am EDT

The participants of the first international conference on human settlements in Vancouver in 1976 would have been deeply disturbed if they'd known that the problem they'd come together to address would be virtually unchanged 30 years later.

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