PODCAST: Spacing Radio 046, Toronto City Council is buffering

There have been two full, virtual City Council meetings since the COVID-19 outbreak in Toronto. Those meeting saw near-unanimous votes... Read More

The question of food and the new resiliency

The ability to feed our communities as a result of COVID-19 has the potential to increase awareness of the economic, social and... Read More

A how-to guide to redesign city streets during and after COVID

In cities the world over, streets are being repurposed for people walking, cycling, and simply spending time outside. First Milan... Read More

“Visiting” CONTACT Photography Festival exhibits in the age of COVID

When COVID anxiety was at its peak in late March and early April, photographs of empty public spaces proliferated on social media... Read More

What does shared space look like in the post COVID-19 city?

This article is co-written by Ilana Altman and Dave Carey There is something unsettling about a quiet city. The empty streets... Read More

Why isn’t there more proactive testing for COVID-19 in the shelter system?

As of May 14, Toronto Public Health (TPH) and the Shelter, Support and Housing Administration (SSHA) have identified over 299 cases of... Read More

LORINC: What will transit look like in a post-pandemic world?

For years, transit advocates warned Toronto politicians in all three orders of government that the city’s transit infrastructure will... Read More

IN LIEU OF A LOO: Going out and ‘going’ during a pandemic

The weather is warming. The sun is shining. COVID-19 cases are on the downturn. And stores and cafes are blinking back to life after... Read More

CRESSY: A public health prescription for Toronto’s future

Over the past two months, we all have learned to speak the language of public health. We talk about physical distancing and flattening... Read More

LORINC: The need for local democracy during a pandemic (and are residents tuning out?)

A guy at the park where I take my dog after dinner said the other night that he’d heard the traffic on the 401 last Friday was almost... Read More