Legal Progress on the Right to Housing in Canada

According to the courts, there is no constitutional “right to housing” in Canada –at least not yet. This may be changing... Read More

Event: What a City is For…Book Launch, Oct 21st

WHAT A CITY IS FOR: REMAKING THE POLITICS OF DISPLACEMENT Book Launch Date: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, Time: 7:00PM–9:00PM, Location: DJAVAD... Read More

LORINC: Housing affordability, not hydro bills, is what’s really hurting Ontario

As has been widely reported, the showpiece of Kathleen Wynne’s Monday Throne Speech is a pledge to reduce runaway hydro bills by... Read More

LORINC: Why a Patrick Brown government will target Greenbelt and Metrolinx

At this stage of the game, it would be foolish to depict Raymond Cho’s by-election victory for the Tories last week as a harbinger of... Read More

Complexity and Contradiction: The New TELUS Garden Building

[Editor’s Note: This article written by Spacing Vancouver Editor-in-Chief, Erick Villagomez, was recently published in the... Read More

RELEASE: Housing Agency building 400 new affordable rental homes

City of Vancouver contributing four sites worth $50 million; homes will be rented below market rate The City of Vancouver’s Affordable... Read More

LORINC: Tory tries to position himself for 2018 election

When John Tory launched a pointed broadside against the TTC two weeks ago over the agency’s reluctance to make deep cuts to its... Read More

LORINC: The Rail Deck Park considered

About two years ago, deputy city manager John Livey, Toronto’s top planner, realized the strategy of creating pocket parks and little... Read More

RELEASE: City appoints Gil Kelley as the General Manager of Planning, Urban Design & Sustainability

City of Vancouver News Release: “Gil’s extensive experience in cities like San Francisco and Portland is highly valuable at a... Read More

Lessons on Affordability from Germany and Austria

Vancouver’s City Council Vision Vancouver has implemented a number of creative ways to tackle the city’s affordability... Read More