RELEASE: VPSN, Laneway Living Rooms: Grandma’s House, July 29th

Laneway Living Rooms: Grandma’s House WHEN: 12pm – 9pm Saturday, July 29th, 2017 WHERE: 1027 Commercial Drive laneway (south of... Read More

RELEASE: A Better City Vancouver – Call to Action

Vancouverites know better than anyone what would make their city better. For that reason, we are asking residents from 50... Read More

Pride and Policing: a comparative history of Toronto and New York

The decision to ban uniformed police from marching at this year’s Toronto Pride Parade has prompted an invitation from the Gay... Read More

Islamophobia in Canadian public spaces: how to go from trauma to solidarity

There is a pressing need to turn public spaces where Muslims have been traumatized into spaces where solidarity is strengthened... Read More

Making places for Toronto’s Queer history

By Ed Jackson In June, 2016, U.S. President Barack Obama proclaimed the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar on Christopher Street in New York... Read More

Book Review From The Stacks: The New Downtown Library

Author: Shannon Mattern (University of Minnesota Press, 2007) “The legitimacy of the library is in question”   — Rem Koolhaas during... Read More

WWW: Standing ground or biting the hand that feeds you?

Barcelona’s war on tourism How Barcelona is reclaiming the city for residents, not tourists in order to reinvigorate the central city... Read More

Book Review: Seeing the Better City

Author: Charles R. Wolfe (Island Press, 2017) In many cities, the process of planning and designing our communities has become... Read More

WWW: Combating injustice with innovation and participation

Building floating cities in French Polynesia as an answer to climate change A Silicon Valley tech firm is developing self-contained... Read More

WWW: Stories of urban infrastructure

Learning from the mistakes of the High Line Planners rethink and reassess how the design of New York City’s High Line park could have... Read More