Vanishing venues: new funding models favour festivals over small music clubs

Since January 2017, Toronto has lost more than one live music venue per month, with 76A, The Central, The Comfort Zone, Hard Rock... Read More

REID: On Public Etiquette

It’s not a coincidence that words for people who understand good etiquette – polite, urbane – are derived from classical words for... Read More

Book Review: The Language of Cities

Author: Deyan Sudjic (Penguin Press, 2016)  The early moderns did all they could to find ways of controlling the uncontrollable city... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 034, Provincial Creatures

This month we look at how major swings in provincial politics are affecting cities across Canada. We talk to journalist and Walkcast... Read More

Release: Jane’s Walk Vancouver Events!

Only one week away! We are super excited about all the new and returning walks we have this year – check our the full list... Read More

Release: Bike to Work Week 2019 Launches with a New Bike to Shop Component

In less than a month, Bike to Work Week presented by Jump kicks off, motivating thousands of people to try cycling to work for the... Read More

Video Vancouver: Surrey Central public artwork by Marianne Nicolson

Via TransLink: Marianne Nicolson is Dzawada’enuxw of the Kwakwaka’wakw peoples. She spoke to TransLink about The Sea... Read More

On This Patch of Grass: An Interview with Matt Hern, Daisy Couture, Selena Couture, and Sadie Couture

Parks are an important part of the contemporary city. Yet, the fact that parks are so common place makes critically discussion around... Read More

Stories, Struggles and Song: Cantonese Opera in Toronto

Cantonese opera is in my genes. Whenever my mother put me and my two younger sisters down for our afternoon nap, she’d crank up the... Read More

Jackie Shane and archive anger

Jackie Shane (b. May 15, 1940; d. February 22, 2019) is gone, and this time it’s true. I say ‘this time’ because after Jackie left... Read More