Fairview may lose out due to Halifax’s Arena Strategy

HALIFAX  - Almost two years ago, Old HRM made a decision that New Halifax will try and contort itself into, or out of…or maybe a bit... Read More

A New Arena for Dartmouth

DARTMOUTH – Halifax’s long awaited Arena Strategy is coming before Regional Council on Tuesday and, so far, it’s the proposed... Read More

What Rob Ford can teach us about populism in Canada & some strategies to counter it

EDITOR: We’re pleased to publish this guest post by Frank Cunningham, an emeritus Professor of Philosophy and Political Science... Read More

LORINC: Desperately searching for a substantial debate over policing

Besides summer barbeques and pledges to keep the streets clean, there’s nothing quite so as predictable about Toronto’s civic... Read More

LORINC: Rethinking the integrity commissioner’s role

According to media reports from last week’s marathon council session, Toronto politicians slapped Giorgio Mammoliti with toughest... Read More

BOOK REVIEW – The Guide to Greening Cities

Authors: Sadhu Aufochs Johnston, Steven S. Nicholas and Julia Parzen (Island Press, 2013) More and more books are focusing on how to... Read More

LORINC: An adult conversation about transit, redux

Last week, I proposed in this space three key moves that Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals could make to signal their seriousness about... Read More

MESLIN: If a billboard falls in a forest… Part 1

Bathurst and Davenport cross each other just below the steep shoreline of ancient Lake Iroquois. The intersection is lush with... Read More

North America’s Best Kept (Cycling) Secret

Author’s Note: Earlier this year, Vélo Quebec contacted me with a remarkable opportunity: to spend four days cycling around the... Read More

LORINC: How Wynne can repair Liberals public transit credibility

With premier Kathleen Wynne promising to move quickly to deliver a throne speech, re-introduce the budget that won her last week’s... Read More