Development Derailed

Calgary and the CPR, 1962-64

by Max Foran

Athabasca University Press

2013

Non-Fiction: Business and Economy, History, Politics

CDN $: 27.95

978-1-927536-08-1

Development Derailed unravels a fascinating story of how politics undermined promise. Foran shows how an extensive 1962 proposal to develop the lands held by the Canadian Pacific Railway in downtown Calgary ultimately fell prey to a conflict between corporate rigidity and an unorganized civic administration.

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