One of the most brilliant minds on urban land use planning policy, Owen McShane, has passed away. The Frontier Centre was fortunate to have him on its Expert Advisory Panel since its start in the late 1990s. Owen was a skeptic of grand government planning schemes and sympathetic to the idea of spontaneous order and ground up voluntary cooperation among local groups. He studied under the iconoclastic political scientist Aaron Wildavsky at Berkeley.
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