Event – Shaping Vancouver 2019: What’s the Use of Heritage? Conversation #1, May 21st

Shaping Vancouver 2019: What’s the Use of Heritage? Conversation #1: Reshaping Local Places Tuesday, May 21st, 2019: 7-9 PM... Read More

OP-ED: Toronto’s planning needs less politics, not more

Brad Bradford is a Toronto city councillor and former urban planner When I saw Doug Ford’s new planning legislation my first... Read More

Book Review – Code and Clay, Data and Dirt: Five Thousand Years of Urban Media

Author: Shannon Mattern (University of Minnesota Press, 2017) There is little doubt that the influx of digital technologies is... Read More

LORINC: Want affordable housing? Then Ford shouldn’t sell publicly-owned land

To my eye, the Ford government’s housing “action plan” — which was released late last week in a conspicuously over-stuffed news cycle... Read More

LORINC: After Toronto loses the game of chicken with Doug Ford

A tweet from the Globe and Mail’s Jeff Gray aptly summarized the noisy feud that broke out last week over the Ford government’s move... Read More

LORINC: 61 questions for Doug Ford

In deference to my forebears, and with a nod to the onset of this spring’s seasonal traditions, I’d like to pose the following... Read More

LORINC: Doug Ford draws a subway map

Okay: credit where credit’s due. First, “Ontario Line,” as a brand, works just fine for me — even, as is likely, if we won’t have... Read More

LORINC: Delaying delivery of waterfront transit

Amidst the symphony of transit yodeling that will emanate today from Queen’s Park — and then, in call-and-response, from City Hall and... Read More

LORINC: Fiddling while Toronto burns

With Doug Ford’s Tories systematically confiscating Toronto council’s capacity to govern – from political representation to transit... Read More

On This Patch of Grass: An Interview with Matt Hern, Daisy Couture, Selena Couture, and Sadie Couture

Parks are an important part of the contemporary city. Yet, the fact that parks are so common place makes critically discussion around... Read More