#CycleChicFilms: Little Interactions

Design changes how we interact with the world. Everything from the tallest skyscraper in your city to the curve and colour of your... Read More

BOTTLE SERVICE: Why a “wet shelter” makes sense for downtown homeless

Originally published in the winter 2014 issue of The Yards. Written by Scott McKeen. Mental illness is not a crime. Not a moral... Read More

Cycling Think & Do Tank: the new 2015 series on city cycling

This post by Beth Savan is part of Spacing‘s partnership with the Toronto Cycling Think and Do Tank at the University of Toronto. Find... Read More

Image of the Past: Skating at Rideau Hall, 1915

Image: Skating, Rideau Hall Location: Rideau Hall, Ottawa, Canada Date of photo: 1915 Photographer/Source: Basil Reid/Library and... Read More

LUSTY YOUNG GIANT: A Biography of Downtown

Originally published in the winter 2014 issue of The Yards. Written by Omar Mouallem. Shortly after the CN Tower was completed in... Read More

What are Vancouver’s Best Public Spaces?

Photo courtesy of Jay Banks. Growing up in Vancouver, I didn’t really have a good understanding of what makes a lively public space... Read More

LORINC: Local communities to help build Metrolinx projects

Just two weeks after Metrolinx’s boring machines broke through the extraction shaft at Allen Road, the regional agency reached another... Read More

Book Review – Planning for Community Resilience: A Handbook for Reducing Vulnerability to Disasters

Authors: Jamie Hicks Masterson, Walter Gillis Peacock, Shannon S. Van Zandt, Himanshu Grover, Lori Feild Schwarz, John T. Cooper, Jr... Read More

Image of the Moment: Canada’s longest skating rink

Image: The Rideau Canal Skateway Location: Rideau Canal, between Argyle and Fifth Avenue Date of photo: January 18, 2015... Read More

Nîkânîw: Edmonton’s Aboriginal Youth Leadership Program

I would like to extend a personal thanks to the Aboriginal Elders, program leaders, youth participants, and all others who have been... Read More