A case for compassionate design in housing standards at Toronto shelters

For thousands of Toronto residents, housing precarity and homelessness are a lived reality. But for many others, the issue grew... Read More

PODCAST: Toronto transit in the pandemic

It’s been too long since we had a classic Toronto transit episode. And, with the City and province grappling with the pandemic... Read More

LORINC: Building a better residents association

We live in a society where individuals aren’t regulated in the ways in which they participate in (legal) group activities — from... Read More

Book Review: Planning on the Edge

Editors: Penny Gurstein and Tom Hutton (UBC Press, 2019) Planning On The Edge: Vancouver and the Challenges of Reconciliation, Social... Read More

PODCAST: City scenes that saved summer

It’s been a rough summer for everyone, but people have found ways to get outside and make the most of it. In this episode, we... Read More

Incomplete streets, incomplete imaginations: Safe streets for whom?

My experience in community bike spaces, and later in cycling advocacy spaces, has been profoundly impactful and transformative. I have... Read More

Transform Underutilized Lands, Revitalize Our Cities, Recover Our Economy

It’s time for the new normal. But what exactly is the new normal? For the city building sector, it could be using a confluence of... Read More

Book Review – Human Scale Revisited: A New Look at the Classic Case for a Decentralist Future

Author: Kirkpatrick Sale (Chelsea Green, 2017) Reading Human Scale Revisited by Kirkpatrick Sale from Athens, Greece during a global... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 048, Safety and wellbeing in Edmonton

In this episode, Natasha Henry, president of the Ontario Black History Society, tells us about the importance of August 1st... Read More

Why is City of Toronto sole-sourcing key digital infrastructure?

Toronto City Council is set to vote this week on a staff recommendation to sole-source a contract for a technology system. The... Read More