How the TTC lost and found its subway style

Not many people could have known that behind the advertising billboards on the platform of College station was something no-one had... Read More

Imagining Edmonton’s Main Street

Jasper Avenue is said to be Edmonton’s main street. But what does that mean? Its multiple uses–as destination and as... Read More

Water Urbanisms

Vancouver is a rainy city surrounded by water. It is part of the Pacific Northwest, a place whose regional identity is almost wholly... Read More

Fredericton – The New Roundabout and the Crosswalk to Nowhere

FREDERICTON – When the City of Fredericton opened the new roundabout, there was a lot of local media coverage. It was the first... Read More

Book Review: Start-Up City

Author: Gabe Klein (Island Press, 2015) When I was in my second year of University I wrote a blog post that got a lot of (very rare... Read More

Whose Renaissance? Saint John’s future

SAINT JOHN – Down a deceptively desolate lane lies Port City Royal, a restaurant reminiscent of a salon, which has become a... Read More

The cold war siren system Toronto never used

At Dundas West and Shaw, near Trinity-Bellwoods Park, there’s a conspicuous piece of Canada’s Cold War history. On top of... Read More

Stadium Dreams at Shannon Park

Dartmouth – Halifax’s reoccurring attempt to build a stadium is set to reappear at Regional Council this afternoon. A staff... Read More

What do ETS riders need from a transit strategy? Part 1

Anyone who has ridden our transit system over the past month can hardly have missed the almost ubiquitous posters and advertisements... Read More

Urban forestry and the greening of Canadian cities

Call it the second wave of urban greening: hot on the heels of urban farming, urban forestry is emerging as the new frontier of... Read More