This Tiny Abandoned Church Perfectly Captures Villeray’s Changing Past

The neighbourhood of Villeray is characterized by a “time-capsule” hodgepodge of 1950s signage, multicultural supermarkets, boarded-up... Read More

McAdam, New Brunswick and the struggle of small communities

Many small towns, communities, and rural areas face challenges with the decline of traditional industries such as forestry. Often... Read More

Identifying Intangible Heritage Values for Vancouver’s Chinatown

Heritage BC is conducting a public process around Identifying Intangible Heritage Values for Vancouver’s Chinatown. Submit your... Read More

The two worlds of my Etobicoke

My childhood was spent surrounded by the Humber River and grocery stores. I live in Rexdale, where there’s not much to do and every... Read More

Oppose the building, not the people

HALIFAX – Know what happens when too many rats live together? According to one influential study, they become violent and... Read More

Visual Thoughts #57

Last VT image: View from Jericho Beach, Vancouver, BC. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the founding editors at Spacing Vancouver. He is... Read More

Rethinking Brossard’s Panama Hub

Each year, Dr. Pierre Gauthier, a professor in Concordia’s Department of Geography, Planning and Environment, gives his Advanced Urban... Read More

SUMMER OF THE GUN: 10 years later, conclusion

 By John Lorinc and Idil Burale In 2005, the Toronto Strong Neighbourhoods Task Force made the following call to action: “No one... Read More

SUMMER OF THE GUN: 10 years later, pt. III

By Idil Burale and John Lorinc In Toronto, we are good at starting things, but we tend not to follow through or evaluate them down the... Read More

SUMMER OF THE GUN: 10 years later, pt. II

The response to the summer of the gun has been characterized as a combination of prevention (i.e. place-based investment) and... Read More