Toronto Tuesday: Construction woes, coyote conservation and a contemporary Fort York

3108152952_d547a868ed.jpgEach Tuesday, Spacing Montreal will share some posts from our sister blog, Spacing Toronto. We hope it will fuel constructive dialogue on the urban issues faced by both cities.

The sorry state of Wilson Station

Sean Marshall talks about the inaccessibility caused by subway station construction. Four sets of escalators are under construction at Wilson station, meaning commuters must take stairs to get to one of the bus terminals. (Though are these operation stoppages are any worse than the ones at Beaudry or Lionel-Groulx?)

In defense of the urban coyote

The existence of the “urban coyote” became all the more apparent last week, after it was reported that one of these carnivores snatched a chihuahua from the backyard of a Toronto home. Read Matt Howatt’s analysis: how is the coyote a microcosm for greater issues in our communities and our ecosystems?

Fort York Visitor Centre Competition opens

Tourist sites that engage with the neighbourhood? Check out the proposal for the new Fort York Visitor Centre, which promises not only new space for administrative offices and interpretive space for exhibits, but also the potential to become a community hub.

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