Marcus Garvey’s place in Toronto’s history

For the past several years, 355 College Street has been home to Thymeless Bar, a reggae nightspot situated just steps from Kensington... Read More

Event: Help Shape The Courtyard – August 23rd and 24th

The Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden in collaboration with Dunefield Consulting invited young, emerging entrepreneurs to sell... Read More

Freedom abound: celebrating Emancipation Day in St. John’s Ward, 1845–1860

by Natasha Henry August 1, 1852 At sunrise, a large crowd gathered for an early church service at the British Methodist Episcopal... Read More

Events: UNESCO World Heritage Site: Business Opportunities for Vancouver’s Chinatown, July 25-26

As part of an ongoing UNESCO series the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Chinese Classical Garden , the Chinese Canadian Historical Society of British... Read More

The Steveston Salmon Festival: 5 Urbanist Sights to See

The Steveston Salmon Festival is happening this Canada Day weekend. The festival has been going for some 73 years down on the southern... Read More

2018 AIBC Architectural Walking Tours Begin July 2

Release: Architectural Institute of British Columbia’s (AIBC) Walk the Blocks of Vancouver with AIBC Architectural Walking Tours For... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 025, “Until We’re Safe”

In this episode, we discuss the problems with policing in Toronto. Alok Mukherjee was Chair of the Toronto Police Services Board from... Read More

Notes from the Maritimes

At the end of May, the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) held their 2018 Festival of Architecture in Saint John, New... Read More

Book Review – Preserving Our Heritage: Perspectives from Antiquity to the Digital Age

Author: Michele Valerie Cloonan (Facet Publishing, 2014) Preserving Our Heritage: Perspectives from Antiquity to the Digital Age takes an... Read More

Why I revived the Bureau of Municipal Research

Ten years ago, as a grad student researching the history of Toronto’s waterfront, I came across a study, published in 1977, that could... Read More