Does Toronto hate marathons?

Toronto loves its sports teams; just head down to the square in front of the Air Canada Centre, or Nathan Phillips Square around... Read More

“Canstruction” delivers big for Toronto’s food banks

I’m standing in front of a large pile of yellow cans of fruit — cherries, peaches, fruit salad — that has been designed and shaped to... Read More

Placemaking in your pocket: Releasing the potential of Ottawa’s public spaces

Citizen’s Academy and architect initiative Atelier Ruderal are inviting Ottawans to come learn about community placemaking and how to... Read More

From folk singers to folklore, 1960s Yorkville lingers

With Canadian Music Week taking place just in clubs throughout Toronto, the historic Masonic Temple concert hall on Yonge Street ... Read More

Bob Williams Reflects: Past, Present & Future

Guest Post: Kenneth Chan Few Vancouverites have had such a profound legacy on building communities in British Columbia as Bob... Read More

5 Things to know about Heritage Toronto Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2016 Heritage Toronto Awards. Michael Kushnir, development and marketing coordinator for Heritage... Read More

10 Tips for Blogging About Cities

In January, I was invited by the National Capital Commission in Ottawa to speak about urbanism and blogging. It challenged me to... Read More

Saint John and the metropolitan problem

I recently completed my PhD in Sociology at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton. The topic of my dissertation was the... Read More

Jane’s Walk Ottawa-Gatineau, May 6-8

Citizen-led walking tours towards community-based city building. Jane’s Walk is a movement of free, citizen-led walking tours... Read More

Vietnam War Resistance in Vancouver

Between 1964-1973, an estimated 100,000 Americans left the United States for Canada to avoid the Vietnam draft or protest the war... Read More