LORINC: 10 questions about the Ontario Place redevelopment

At some point this week, City officials will upload the Ford government’s zoning bylaw amendment application for the Ontario... Read More

Midtown Toronto’s much-loved, largest green space re-opens – after $35 million and more than four years of construction

David A. Balfour Park, midtown Toronto’s largest public green space, has finally re-opened after being closed for infrastructure... Read More

PODCAST: Election Panel with Shawn Micallef and Kunal Chaudhary

As Toronto gets ready to vote, we’ll be bringing you regular panel discussions with journalists and experts who will break down the... Read More

Shifting power in parks: Lessons from the 2022 Canadian City Parks Report

City parks are built on relationships. They are where we go to feel more connected to nature, to ourselves, and to others in our... Read More

Ontario Place re-development: Paving over paradise

Looking out to Lake Ontario in late March, when the ground is still thawing from winter, a daring aerialist deftly skims the water’s... Read More

Eight simple ways to cool a city

It continues to get hotter in Toronto, with summer temperatures in the high 30s becoming common. We must make immediate changes to our... Read More

Growing the urban forest in the face of climate change

Todd Irvine is an arborist (cityforest.ca) and a co-founder of Spacing. This article is reprinted from issue 58 of the magazine. For... Read More

Why We Can’t Go: City Flushes Time Away, pt. 2

Anyone who spends time in cities, and not just Toronto, likely has both a mental map as well as a strategy for finding a place to go... Read More

Why We Can’t Go: A Report on Toronto’s Public Washrooms, pt. 1

Because this is Toronto, and because it’s important for officialdom to do certain things backwards, we’re going to spend... Read More

From Seeds to Saplings: New outreach to help promote growth of native trees

It started as an ordinary walk through a downtown ravine. Five years later, we are running around the city, doling out thousands of... Read More