Milton Friesen, a former municipal councillor, directs the Social Cities Program at the public policy think tank Cardus.

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Policy-makers and social capital research

Social policy is challenging work for governments and their agencies. One reason it is so difficult is that there is a great deal we still don’t know about the social structures in our ever-changing communities. …

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The geography of charity

Canadians need to invest in social infrastructure as intentionally as they in do physical infrastructure. It is commonplace in business to emphasize the importance of location, but we devote much less attention to location when …

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