Growing the community-building power of our parks

By Dave Harvey and Jake Tobin Garrett Just over two years ago, City Council approved a five-year Parks Plan. The plan was created with... Read More

What Amsterdam taught a Torontonian about urbanism

Tulips, windmills, and all those salacious, smoke-filled thoughts aside, Amsterdam is internationally regarded as a haven for urbanism... Read More

Exploring Black Creek, Toronto’s mini-LA River

I’ve been reading a lot about the LA river recently because of the announcement that Frank Gehry is working with the City of Los... 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

A Pocket Park Paradise

An article, entitled “City closer to changing downtown Edmonton parking lot, putting up paradise”, appeared in Metro News last year... 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

UrbSanity: Through skaters’ eyes

“Excuse me, miss. Can I take a picture with your camera? You can hold onto my skateboard to make sure I don’t run away with it.... Read More

Porch Parade

Summer is the time to get outdoors, and in the same spirit as the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion in London’s Hyde Park, the City of... Read More

EVENTS: Opening of Empire Fields, Plateau Sports Park and New Greenways, July 18th

Empire Fields and Plateau Sports Park is 15 acres of new and renewed sport, recreation and playground spaces that was completed in the... Read More