Do you have to shovel your sidewalk?

In the City of Toronto, the city will clear some local sidewalks when it snows a certain amount, but other people are required to... Read More

Fire Plan Flame Out

Dartmouth – The alarm has been sounded in Downtown Dartmouth, North End Halifax and Sackville over proposed staffing changes at... Read More

RELEASE: Transcribimus — Preserving Vancouver’s History in the Digital Age

Transcribimus is Latin for “We transcribe.” It was started in June 2012 by former Vancouver Mayor Sam Sullivan. He wanted to... Read More

Getting a Ride with Uber: What Would it Mean for Vancouver?

It has been exactly three years since Uber was last seen in Vancouver. From May to November 2012, Uber tested their luxury sedan... Read More

LORINC: Have Toronto police learned anything at all about de-escalation?

The shouting about Paris and the ugly political aftermath has made it difficult to hear almost everything else that’s taking place in... Read More

Book Review: A Line in the Andes/Una Linea En Los Andes

Editor:  Felipe Correa & Ramiro Almeida (Applied Research + Design Publishing, 2013) “What country is that?” is a common question... Read More

Small is Beautiful: Dartmouth’s Findlay Centre and the new Master Plan

Dartmouth – With summer at an end, public consultation for Halifax’s new Community Facilities Master Plan (CFMP) is underway... Read More

Toronto flirts with participatory budgeting

This fall, Toronto residents — not bureaucrats or politicians — will decide if the city adds benches along Danforth Avenue, lighting... Read More

Book Review From the Stacks – Seven Rules for Sustainable Communities: Design Strategies for the Post-carbon World

These days it has become nearly impossible to open a newspaper or read a website without encountering numerous doomsday predictions of... Read More

SUMMER OF THE GUN: 10 years later, conclusion

 By John Lorinc and Idil Burale In 2005, the Toronto Strong Neighbourhoods Task Force made the following call to action: “No one... Read More