Look out, Texas Triangle, we’ve got our eye on your jobs. Putting the “unity” back in Community Editorial Board:
If we want to start making this region better, we need to stop fighting amongst ourselves and start devoting our energies to competing against other regions. We are in the age of globalization and we need to start putting Niagara in the same sentences as Kitchener/Waterloo and the Greater Toronto Area provincially, and next to Greater Paris and the Texas Triangle globally.
I take no issue with the call for Regional cooperation, but we shouldn’t throw out small-r regional cooperation at the same time. Whether it’s St Catharines versus Niagara Falls or Niagara versus Waterloo, the competition shouldn’t be destructive.
Realistically, we’re all part of a larger Toronto-centred region anyway.