his isn’t a collection of lakes that divides two countries. This is a collection of lakes that should unite two countries,” said Philip Enquist, one of the firm’s senior urban designers.
The bi-national vision, presented this week at a global green-building conference in Toronto, isn’t so far-fetched. The Brookings Institution in Washington and Mowat Centre in Toronto have been studying the idea, consulting 250 business, government and community leaders. The public-policy think tanks will present their regional blueprint at an international Great Lakes water-quality meeting in Detroit next week.
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