The story behind the first computer in Canada

In 1949, a team of professors and graduate students at the University of Toronto began building a machine no-one in Canada, and few in... Read More

Bikes and Belonging: helping Toronto feel like home

This post by Yvonne Verlinden is part of Spacing’s partnership with the Toronto Cycling Think & Do Tank at the University of... Read More

This is Edmonton: Neon Sign Museum Part II

Launched in February of 2014, the downtown neon sign museum is now over 2 and a half years old. With the opening of Rogers Place in... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 004, Hollywood North

In the wake of the Toronto International Film Festival, we take a look at the film and television industry’s impact on the city... Read More

The space age Parkway Plaza, Toronto’s first heritage supermarket

It was only a shopping mall, but when the Parkway Plaza opened at Ellesmere Road and Victoria Park Avenue in 1958, it signalled the... Read More

Common Cents: The Impact of Income on Cycling

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

The life and death of Peter Dickinson and The Inn on the Park

Peter Dickinson was dying when he designed the Inn on the Park. From a bed in Mount Sinai hospital, his body weakened from cancer... Read More

Cruisers and Voyageurs: Parc Brébeuf

History is palpable in the National Capital Region, and in Parc Brebeuf, beneath the official narrative, is a story you won’t... Read More

Dodging the Centre Plan on Linden Lea?

DARTMOUTH – A contentious development proposal is going before Regional Council on Tuesday. Milestone Properties wants to demolish an... Read More

Toronto’s Summerville pool is a slice of the Mediterranean

It’s easy to overlook the Donald D. Summerville Olympic Pools. Despite its sturdy presence on Lake Shore Boulevard East, the... Read More