Benefits Of Urban Sprawl

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Urban sprawl; the expansion of urban developments on undeveloped land near a city. Urban sprawl has its benefits, such as affordable land and low crime rate, urban sprawl has many negative consequences for residents and the environment too. To start with, urban sprawl consumes an area of a land. Only 5% of Canada's land is farmable. The land area it consumes might be used for agriculture purposes previously. According to a study by Statistics Canada “ Urban uses have consumed more than 7,400 square kilometres of dependable farmland”. This tells us that urban sprawl has a negative impact because the area consumed for urban developed is three times more in size than the province Prince Edward Island. Moreover, the suburbs impact on children's

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