McAdam, New Brunswick and the struggle of small communities

Many small towns, communities, and rural areas face challenges with the decline of traditional industries such as forestry. Often... Read More

Identifying Intangible Heritage Values for Vancouver’s Chinatown

Heritage BC is conducting a public process around Identifying Intangible Heritage Values for Vancouver’s Chinatown. Submit your... Read More

The two worlds of my Etobicoke

My childhood was spent surrounded by the Humber River and grocery stores. I live in Rexdale, where there’s not much to do and every... Read More

Book Review – City by City: Dispatches from the American Metropolis

Edited by Keith Gessen and Stephen Squibb (n+1 / Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015) When people write about their city it is... Read More

How is your ward feeling today?

Social media and GPS are creating opportunities to map cities in many new ways. They also provide the opportunity to map city data as... Read More

UrbSanity: Through skaters’ eyes

“Excuse me, miss. Can I take a picture with your camera? You can hold onto my skateboard to make sure I don’t run away with it.... Read More

Image of the Moment: Bank Street underpass revamp

Image: Ottawa’s Drew Mosley (right) and visiting mural artists Troy Lovegates and Felix Berube (not pictured) bringing some... Read More

Book Review From The Stacks: Reservoir

Photos by Bas Princen, edited by Moritz Kung (Hatje Cantz, 2011)  There is no unexplored territory left on this earth. Our species... Read More

Good Reads: Summer edition of the Friends of Fort York’s Fife and Drum newsletter

The summer edition of the Friends of Fort York’s quarterly newsletter, Fife and Drum was released recently.  It’s a busy time at... Read More

Book Review From The Stacks: Cotton Worldwide

Authors: Hans Peter Jost, Christina Kleineidam (Lars Müller Publishers, 2009) Cotton Worldwide is an eye-opening portrait of the... Read More