The East Cordova Street Murder Factory

When I was going through John Vance’s personal files for Blood, Sweat, and Fear, a small article torn from the pages of the long... Read More

Design for reconciliation: The Indigenous Place Making Council reclaims public space for First Nations

“When Rita Joe first come to the city, she told me … the cement made her feet hurt.” The last line of George Ryga’s landmark... Read More

READ: Summer 2017 edition of Toronto contemporary history journal Fife and Drum

The latest edition of Fife and Drum, the quarterly journal produced by the Friends of Fort York, was just released. Here’s some of... Read More

Video Vancouver: The Gentrification Song

The Gift of Gab “The Gentrification Song” Official Music Video. From the EP ‘Rejoice! Rappers Are Rapping... 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

RELEASE: AIBC Architectural Walking Tours Begin on Canada Day

Did you know that Vancouver architects are responsible for making the famed CBC “bunker” building almost completely wireless? In a... Read More

Help transform downtown Vancouver’s Ackery’s Alley

After last year’s “Alley-Oop” transformation of an alley near West Hastings and Granville streets, in downtown... Read More

RELEASE: VAG North Plaza reopens

Upgrades to the North Plaza of the Vancouver Art Gallery are completing this week in time for the Jazz Festival on Saturday. “The... 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

WATCH: Amazing archival videos of Toronto Pride 1988-1995

Between 1988 and 1995 (save for 1991 when he did not have a camera) Toronto editor and filmmaker James Leahy documented Toronto Pride... Read More