Book Review – Glorious Birds: A Celebratory Homage to Harold and Maude

Author: Heidi Greco (Anvil Press, 2021) During the early 1970s, Hollywood experienced a transformation of thematic motives and ideas... Read More

Video Vancouver: A Short History of Sen̓áḵw, 1869 – 1966

Via Michael Gordon In what is now central Vancouver, Canada, an Indian Reserve [now referred to as  Sen̓áḵw] was established in 1869... Read More

How Vancouver dealt with two pandemics, a century apart

In 1977, historian Margaret Andrews found herself on the hunt for a Vancouver doctor who’d worked during the Spanish flu outbreak. It... Read More

VCPC Applications for 2021-2022 Now Open

The City of Vancouver is seeking volunteers from the general public to apply for positions on the Vancouver City Planning Commission... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 054, Packaged Toronto

To celebrate Spacing‘s latest book, Packaged Toronto: a collection of the city’s historic design, we go deep into the... Read More

Research Road Redux

During the Second World War, my mother, Louise MacCallum, was among the 7,500 employees of Research Enterprises Limited (REL), a... Read More

Book Talk: ‘Battleground: Grandview’ by Jak King

A conversation between author/historian/activist Jak King and architect/urban designer Scot Hein, recorded via Zoom on March 4, 2021... Read More

Writing Vancouver: ‘Starting Over’ – Part Three

‘Starting Over’ Part Three: Zoning Out Manipulation is needed to move the gears, but not everything runs on the same... Read More

PACKAGED TORONTO: The type of book for font lovers

Packaged Toronto is the newest book from Spacing — it focuses on the graphic design and packaging of products, pulled form the City of... Read More

The City in Sight Podcast: Indigenous Cities

Spacing and Massey College proudly present City in Sight: Canada’s constitutional city crisis, a special podcast series. THIS EPISODE... Read More