Où est Gerry ?

The federal campaign has drawn to a close and the polls are open. The politicians have made their pitches and it’s now up to the... Read More

Battleground Montreal?

One of the growing stories of this federal election is the rise in support for the New Democratic Party in Quebec. Traditionally a... Read More

Ville-Marie Borough presents new plan for Downtown West End development

Downtown’s West End. The West End of Downtown is a study in contrasts. Its residents are varied: from low-income recent... Read More

A Rob Ford in Montreal?

One of the most notable events in urban Canada last year was the election of Rob Ford as mayor of Toronto. Progressives across the... Read More

Appel à collaborer | Call for contributors

La mission de Spacing Montréal est d’éclairer tous les aspects de l’espace public et de la vie publique de Montréal. Cela... Read More

The Migrations of the Rich

Photo from 1850s of Beaver Hall Hill, the Anglo prestige district of the mid 19th century. The street visible in the foreground is... Read More

Too many councillors in Montreal?

An argument that has been circulating in the media lately is that Montreal is “over governed” because it has too many... Read More

City Hall veteran Michael Fainstat passes away

Michael Fainstat and Mayor Jean Doré upon the RCM’s victory in 1986 (photo links to La Press obituary). The passing of 2010 also... Read More

Photo du jour : Brass Doors

Brass doors on the CIBC Building on Rue St-Jacques in Old Montreal. Read More