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[URBAN NOTE] Five city links: Montréal, Tromsø, Marseilles, Brampton, Harbin

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  • The different proposals for the future of McGill College Avenue in Montréal sound very interesting. Global News reports.
  • Ozy reports on how Tromsø, largest city in Arctic Norway, has found new energy thanks to tourism.
  • Roads and Kingdoms has some tips for visitors to the French Mediterranean city of Marseilles.
  • Sean Marshall examines the question of why property taxes in the Ontario city of Brampton are so high. Can anything be done about them?
  • Guardian Cities notes how the northeastern Chinese city of Harbin, like much of China’s old rest belt, is facing stagnant economic growth.

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