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

The Don Mills Safety Village taught kids to drive

1962 was a rough year for kids. In the 12 months between January and December, 20 young people under the age of 14 were killed on... Read More

Time Lapse: Sunset Over Rogers Place Arena

The Edmonton Oilers played their final game at Rexall Place this past April ending 42 years of hockey history. The home team will... Read More

When Haileybury burned, Toronto sent streetcars

The town of Haileybury sits on the shore of Lake Timiskaming, a serpentine body of water on the northern reaches of the Ottawa River... Read More

The curious origin of the original low-floor streetcar

Toronto is in the (unexpectedly slow) process of getting new low-floor streetcars. The goal of these new cars is accessibility —... Read More

Video Vancouver: Then/Now

Via the Vancouver Sun: North Vancouver high school student Mitchell Przybylski posted this video, titled Vancouver Then and Now, in... Read More

The half-built relics of nixed Toronto skyscrapers

In 1914, John Eaton, the third son of retail magnate Timothy Eaton, began preparing plans for a massive expansion of his... Read More

Book Review—Draw It: Tools, Techniques, and Methods

Author: Lynn Craig with Cary Perkins (ORO Editions, 2015) Draw It: Tools, Techniques, and Methods teaches the user how to draw... Read More

Two New Edmonton Interactive Building Age Maps

In the past 24 hours not one but two interesting online interactive maps have been published to explore the age of the city’s... Read More

Book Review—Bruno Munari: Square Circle Triangle

Author: Bruno Munari (Princeton Architectural Press, 2016) All disciplines are filled with unsung heroes, significant figures who have... Read More