LORINC: Tearing down Gardiner East is all in the numbers

Does the melodrama over the projected two- to ten-minute delay that may occur due to the removal of the lower portion of the Gardiner... Read More

Alberta’s urban vote breaches the Conservative fortress

In Alberta’s recent dynasty ending election, a 44 year old Tory dynasty went down in defeat to Rachel Notley’s New... Read More

Reclaiming Spaces/Places: Revealing a forgotten Indigenous visual narrative in Peterborough

Reclaiming Spaces/Places is an ongoing series written by Lacey McRae Williams that shares stories of Indigenous resurgence through... Read More

Toronto politics in a hashtag

It was 2010. The G20 protests were in the news, and Rob Ford was running for mayor. Some of Toronto’s Twitter users took to the... Read More

What will Alberta’s provincial election mean for its cities?

With just one week left in the 2015 race for the Legislature, Alberta’s provincial election has shaped up to be an exciting... Read More

PARKS CRISIS conclusion: 10 ideas to help solve Toronto’s parks acquisition crisis

In May 2014, council gave the city’s planning team the green light to embark on a three-year planning exercise, branded TOCore, that’s... Read More

PARKS IN CRISIS part 5: The system worked (slowly) for a west end park

On a warm spring afternoon, the park on the corner of Sorauren and Wabash avenues in the west Toronto neighbourhood of Parkdale looks... Read More

PARKS IN CRISIS part 4: A tale of two parks

By John Lorinc and Alex Steep Over the past few years, the city has seen a handful of examples of park construction that offer... Read More

PARKS IN CRISIS part 3: The perils of cash-in-lieu

By John Lorinc and Alex Steep At its final meeting of the fractious 2010-2014 term, City Council gave its blessing to what will become... Read More

PARKS IN CRISIS sidebar: How Section 42 works

Under Section 42 of the Ontario planning act, municipalities can ask developers to dedicate land or cash for the purposes of creating... Read More