LORINC: Bombardier’s Mexico problem

According to the latest pronouncements from company executives, the epic shemozzle that is the TTC’s Bombardier streetcar contract... Read More

Saint John and the metropolitan problem

I recently completed my PhD in Sociology at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton. The topic of my dissertation was the... Read More

Videos from the 2016 UBC Urban Design Forum

On March 10 and 11, 2016, the UBC School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA) and The School of Community and Regional... Read More

LORINC: Cops investigating cops

The Ontario coroner’s decision last week to call an inquest into the shooting death of Andrew Loku, a 45-year-old man killed last... Read More

The Troubles? An unconventional account of the NDP convention

written by Douglas Bell In a convention centre built into the north wall of the North Saskatchewan River Valley, New Democrats from... Read More

Book Review: Scaling Infrastructure

Author: MIT Center for Advanced Urbanism (Princeton Architectural Press, 2016) The MIT Center for Advanced Urbanism (CAU) holds a... Read More

Metro Line Woes: The anti-transit bias of media coverage

By now, the failures of the Metro Line LRT extension are well known. Originally slated to open in early 2014, the line only began... Read More

Rob Ford, 1969-2016: A legacy he never intended

If I have to alight on one incident of surpassing significance amidst the mayhem of Rob Ford’s mayoralty, I find myself bypassing the... Read More

Squeezed Out

At the recent SCARP Symposium, Dr. Paul Kershaw, a policy professor in the UBC School of Population & Public Health gave the... Read More

LORINC: waiting for the other shoe to drop on inclusionary zoning

In what seemed like one in a series of tactical policy announcements meant to burnish their progressive bone fides, Kathleen Wynne’s... Read More