Cyclists ride through downtown Canmore, Alta., Monday, April 24, 2023. Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press.

Calm down about 15-minute cities

The idea behind 15-minute cities is pretty simple: we should build communities where people can fulfill most of their needs within a 15-minute walk. Some terminally online people seem to believe that this would be a radical feat of social engineering that would end our free-market way of living.