A proud history of sidewalk superintendents in Toronto

Between 1931 and 1939, the construction at Rockefeller Center in New York City was a magnet for curious onlookers. America was mired... Read More

Mechanisms of connection

A city in change can be fascinating and inspiring, as much as it can be sad and depressing. This is true, I suspect, for its residents... Read More

ROBINSON: Merging technology and civic engagement

Toronto 2015 is a complex political landscape. We have private money frantically building new developments, yet we have tremendous... Read More

100in1 Day: A call out to commmunity

Editor’s Note: Guest post by Grace Szucs, a 100in1 Day volunteer in Halifax (We’re so excited for this!) HALIFAX –... Read More

Daylighting Sawmill River: Rebutting the Staff Report

DARTMOUTH – The topic of daylighting Dartmouth’s Sawmill River will be back before Harbour East Community Council this Thursday... Read More

Lessons on rekindling a regional romance: a visit to Hamilton reveals a percolating urban revival Canada needs to watch

A peculiar day-trip took citizens of Ontario’s capital on an exploration of the history and revitalisation of Southern... Read More

Keeping Connected – Passing on What We’ve Learned to the Next Generation

Each year, the Parent Advisory Council (PAC) of the Laura Secord Elementary School – located at East Broadway and Lakewood Dr... Read More

Jane’s Walk 2015

On May 4th of this year, Jane Jacobs would have been 99 years old, a fact that will most certainly feature on several of the hundreds... Read More

Toronto cyclists have hearts of gold

The City of Toronto was awarded a Silver Bicycle Friendly Community Award in 2012 for achievement in the areas of Education... Read More

LIVE STREAM: “The City as Laboratory” — TEDxYMCAAcademy

This is a live stream of the TEDxYMCAAcademy event, “The City as Laboratory.” It runs from 12pm until 2pm on Saturday... Read More