Toronto’s strange climate change plan in the age of Trump

When U.S. president Donald Trump announced last week that he’d decided to abandon the historic Paris Accord, national and sub-national... Read More

LORINC: The politics of the minimum wage

One of the more curious differences between the powers of American and Canadian cities has to do with the former’s ability — and... Read More

LORINC: No relief in sight when it comes to subways and politics

In the bonfire of the vanities that is transit politics in Greater Toronto, it is often difficult to identify who is the biggest bozo... Read More

Book Review – Landscape as Urbanism: A General Theory

Author: Charles Waldheim (Princeton University Press, 2016) It goes without saying that despite its contemporary meaning, practice of... Read More

A new low for the Scarborough Subway champion

For 2016’s annual Torontoist Heroes and Villains feature, I nominated Toronto Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker (Ward 38... Read More

Book Review – Medieval Cities: Their Origins and The Revival of Trade

Author: Henri Pirenne (Princeton University Press, 2014) The late fantasy novelist Terry Pratchett once stated: “If you do not know... Read More

WWW: Standing ground or biting the hand that feeds you?

Barcelona’s war on tourism How Barcelona is reclaiming the city for residents, not tourists in order to reinvigorate the central city... Read More

HULCHANSKI: Trudeau’s housing spending is smoke and mirrors

In a year when the high cost of housing dominates the headlines, this year’s federal budget is promoting a bright shiny object: the... Read More

Thinking Bigger: Getting people moving in Scarborough

This post by Marvin Macaraig, Ph.D., is part of Spacing’s partnership with the Toronto Cycling Think & Do Tank at the University... Read More

Unpacking Kellie Leitch’s phony threat to sanctuary cities

In an echo of President Donald Trump’s policy-by-Twitter, MP Kellie Leitch has turned her attention to sanctuary cities. In a March 9... Read More