LORINC: Ignore Ford at your own peril

On the first day of September, 2010, news reports about Toronto’s mayoralty race were dominated by matters both trivial and... Read More

LORINC: John Tory’s not-so-hypothetical Scarborough Subway problem

After Olivia Chow’s horrible week last week, John Tory has seen his transit platform placed under a high-power microscope in recent... Read More

LORINC: The mixed legacy of Karen Stintz

In many ways, Karen Stintz’s entirely predictable departure from the mayoral race last week provides a useful dose of clarity in a... Read More

Book Review: How to Study Public Life

Authors: Jan Gehl and Birgitte Svarre (Island Press, 2013) Those versed in research around public life and urban spaces are bound to... Read More

Building the Bicycle Culture We Want

Make no mistake, Vancouver has made some tremendous strides as a cycling city in the past five years: the Burrard Bridge, Dunsmuir... Read More

Book Review – Transport Beyond Oil: Policy Choices For A Multimodal Future

Editors: John L. Renne and Billy Fields (Island Press 2013) Transport Beyond Oil: Policy Choices For A Multimodal Future, edited by... Read More

LORINC: The obvious choice for Toronto’s next top cop

Say you’re a cop in your mid-40s, and you run a police force in a largish city in, say, the U.S. north-west, or the United Kingdom, or... Read More

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