Transform Underutilized Lands, Revitalize Our Cities, Recover Our Economy

It’s time for the new normal. But what exactly is the new normal? For the city building sector, it could be using a confluence of... Read More

THOMPSON: What if the Caribana Carnival went back to its roots?

“The watching Torontonians didn’t cheer, didn’t wave,” reported the Toronto Daily Star on August 5, 1967, as “Caribana” left Varsity... Read More

Book Review – Human Scale Revisited: A New Look at the Classic Case for a Decentralist Future

Author: Kirkpatrick Sale (Chelsea Green, 2017) Reading Human Scale Revisited by Kirkpatrick Sale from Athens, Greece during a global... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 048, Safety and wellbeing in Edmonton

In this episode, Natasha Henry, president of the Ontario Black History Society, tells us about the importance of August 1st... Read More

The connections between public art and activism

In this moment of social and political upheaval, as protesters demand racial justice in response to police brutality and systemic... Read More

How public institutions fail Black children

All Black lives matter. Andrew Loku, Abdirahman Abdi, D’Andre Campbell, Regis Korchinski-Paquet and numerous Black lives — which... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 047, The problem with police

The world is taking a hard look at their police forces, the violence they use, the deaths that result, and the systemic and anti-Black... Read More

Our resilience will be measured by the strength of our civic spaces

COVID-19 has called the value of cities into question. But cities are not the problem. Even as the COVID-19 curve flattens, we stare... Read More

LORINC: Council fails accountability test on defunding the police

For all the heat and light generated by Monday’s debate over defunding or detasking the police, the compromise — or compromised... Read More

Queerness and queer space in the time of COVID-19

Marquis is a queer young man living in the City of Brampton who enjoys commuting into the City of Toronto, where he attends classes at... Read More