Thanks to, a “street-level” Toronto website, Denise Balkissoon has put together a fascinating flow-chart that asks “What’s in your back yard?” and offers options to determine whether you consider yourself a NIMBY (Not In My Back Yard).

As the writer suggests, “There’s a line, though, between a true NIMBY—stubborn, self-interested, and unwilling to compromise—and the engaged citizens who make Toronto better. Are you a NIMBY?”

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One Response to Am I a NIMBY? Toronto Site Offers Flow-Chart To See

  1. Kimberly says:

    I think most people will find themselves in the NIMBY bucket when the neighborhood they bought in to is faced with some type of major change. No matter how nice the condo, the single family homeowners will be concerned that multi-family housing is going up, etc. Putting all of this into a flow chart was pretty creative!

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