Indigenous youth help redefine landscape architecture

It’s impossible to teach someone how to build a deer-skin drum over Zoom. “Just feel the string,” says Oshkabewis... Read More

Ontario Place is a special place for wildlife

A flash of flame-orange darts over the lakeshore path, disappearing into a cluster of spruce trees. Before I’m able to scan the... Read More

‘I’m not homeless. I just don’t have an address’

Carin Clarke became homeless for one night when the City of Vancouver towed her RV. “I had no clothes. I had no food,” she said. “That... Read More

10 ways for Canadian cities to plan for play

You make a deal with the city where you live to put up with a certain amount of discomfort and nuisance in exchange for being part of... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 058, 5th Anniversary

It’s the five-year anniversary of the current Spacing Radio show! In this episode, we speak to Diana Chan McNally, community... Read More

Urban Reflections Series: Prologue

June 8th 2015: Adam wakes up to a sunny Monday morning; a blessing any Vancouverite appreciates. He does his daily routine of brushing... Read More

Vancouver’s Shady Inequality

We all know about wealth inequality in expensive Vancouver. But there’s also inequality when it comes to who has the shade, and who’s... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 057, Trinity Bellwoods encampment evictions

In the aftermath of the Trinity Bellwoods Park encampment evictions, which saw a massive police presence, private security, and... Read More

LORINC: Trinity Bellwoods encampment and the persistence of Toronto’s old moral order

The violent clearing of the encampments at Trinity Bellwoods Park on Tuesday revealed Toronto at not only its most Tory, pun intended... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 056, Rail Deck Park and best laid (official) plans

This episode is all about plans: big and small, successful and dashed. First, Toronto Star city hall reporter Jennifer Pagliaro takes... Read More