Book review: No Place to Go

Author: Lezlie Lowe (Coachhouse Books, 2018) What makes a city good? Nice coffee shops? A decent public transit system? Abundant green... Read More

Podcast: COVID Reflections

It is safe to say that it’s been a wild few months. And now, after two months of strict social distancing here in Canada, many... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 044, Corona and the distant city

In this episode, we try to gain some perspective on the Covid-19 virus from the safety of our own apartments. We talk to Toronto City... Read More

The Future Fix Podcast: The future of smart health

Spacing and Evergreen proudly present The Future Fix: Solutions for Communities Across Canada, a special podcast series. Three of the... Read More

The Future Fix Podcast: Community hubs bridging the digital divide

Spacing and Evergreen proudly present The Future Fix: Solutions for Communities Across Canada, a special podcast series. THIS EPISODE... Read More

Twelve Lessons from Housing First for Ending Homelessness

by Shannon Lambie and Naomi Wittes Reichstein On wrapping the five-year, $110-million At Home/Chez Soi landmark pilot project, the... Read More

Questions for City Charter supporters: What and whom is it for?

Note: At the end of November, I was part of a panel hosted by the Institute for Municipal Finance and Governance on “Does Toronto Need... Read More

LORINC: Burning down the (laneway) house

In recent months, I’ve found myself wondering whether Toronto City Council’s much-touted laneway suites policy, circa 2018, was... Read More

MUKHERJEE: Why Toronto police are worse off under Chief Mark Saunders

In Act I, Scene IV of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Marcellus, a guard, renders this famous verdict on his country’s politics: “Something is... Read More

The delicate dance of governing Sidewalk Lab’s Quayside project

Three-and-a-half months after The Great Re-Set trimmed the sails of everyone’s favorite smart city villain, Sidewalk Labs CEO Dan... Read More