Managing the Power of NIMBYism

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April 18, 2007 Ottawa Business Journal

For developers and municipal governments, “NIMBYism” is a force to be reckoned with.

When “not-in-my-backyard” emotions are unleashed in a given community, prospective developers can find their projects downgraded, postponed, or even derailed.

Recent proposals to expand the Carp Road Landfill is arguably a case in point.

A consulting firm for hire, new to Canada but with two decades of experience in the U.S. and elsewhere, claims it can harness the power of the people, either for or against, any proposed development – with a very high rate of success.

Managing the Power of NIMBYism

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