Toronto the teenager: why we need a Children’s Council


by Darren O'Donnell

from uTOpia: Towards a New Toronto, Coach House Books, 2005
"Toronto is a teenager and, as a teenager, Toronto understands the indignities of youth, the untenable position of being able to understand the situation but do nothing about it. And this visceral understanding of disenfranchisement makes it the ideal seat for a rigorous challenge to the legal status of youth with respect to democratic participation."

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