Mackenzie Place: The tallest residential building in Canada’s North

EDITOR’S NOTE: In Spacing #29/2013, photographer Jesse Colin Jackson and anthropologist Lindsay Bell wrote about MacKenzie... Read More

Tools to address the affordable housing crisis facing Canada

In 2019, Canada adopted the National Housing Strategy Act, which commits all governments in Canada to “progressive realization of the... Read More

Remembering the Hoggs Hollow Disaster

The Hoggs Hollow Disaster, which occurred on March 17, 1960, killed five Italian immigrant workers: Pasquale Allegrezza, Giovanni... Read More

LORINC: Why aren’t Toronto’s major streets major streets?

One day last week, Toronto history buff Jeremy Hopkin tweeted a then-and-now set of images that told an unflattering story about where... Read More

Black History Month: Jack White and the Bloor Viaduct strike action

Almost lost in Toronto’s vault of Black history is a case of racial discrimination in the spring of 1964 that nearly prevented the... Read More

REID: Is it time for a vehicle registration tax to help fix Toronto’s roads?

Toronto’s streets are in terrible shape. I notice this as a pedestrian, trying to cross at intersections where the zebra stripes that... Read More

Reimagining under the Gardiner

Toronto’s journey towards urban renewal could witness a new stage unfold with plans to transform overlooked areas beneath the Gardiner... Read More

S101 Series: Introduction and Call

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times: cities are complex. But that doesn’t mean they need to be complicated... Read More

EXCERPT: Displacement City: Fighting for Health and Homes in a Pandemic

The following is the afterword by Spacing‘s Shawn Micallef in the new book Displacement City: Fighting for Health and Homes in a... Read More

Rexdale deserves a spa: An invitation to Therme

Therme Canada’s proposal for a spa is better suited for Woodbine Entertainment’s renewal plan, and would allow the City of... Read More