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Dear [Your City Here], This Is What I Really Think About You!
October 30, 2013
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Dear Vancouver,

If you had a comprehensive & modern streetcar network, you would rock. hard.

Dear Toronto,

The price of renting an apartment downtown is astronomical and the job market out there is tough. I love this city with all my heart but I fear that my time here could be nigh.

Dear Calgary,

I love you.

Those messages all came from Dear City, a new website that allows citizens to anonymously tell their home town what they really think of it. The project launched last year as Kære København (that's Dear Copenhagen in Danish), and was recently relaunched to include cities from around the world. 

"This web-based framework creates a social cluster of opinions that express the thoughts of the man on the street," Mikael Stœr and Philip Battin, the project's creators, told The Atlantic Cities. "Dear City becomes a documentation of contemporary life and its ups and downs. We believe change is achieved through all levels of communication."

The only problem with this thing? There's so little Canada on it. Not a single Winnipeger has weighed in, and right now, Calgary has only one comment. How about we change that? Head on over to Dear City and give your hometown a piece of your mind.

Via The Atlantic Cities


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