Matthew is the publisher and creative director of Spacing. He is the winner of the 2010 Jane Jacobs Prize along with the other founders of Spacing and was also named editor of the year in 2007 by the Canadian Society of Magazine Editors. He contributes a regular feature to “Here and Now” on CBC Radio.

Spacing anniversary party portraits by Rannie Turingan

Rannie Turingan has been a long-time contributor to Spacing as well as being a staple at our release parties. At our 10th anniversary... Read More

Is this the oldest catch basin grate in the city?

Down at Fort York, amongst the War of 1812 buildings and the construction site of the new visitors centre, lies a grate for a catch... Read More

EVENT: Chief Planner Roundtable on The Shape of Toronto’s Suburbs

WHAT: The Shape of Toronto’s Suburbs WHEN: Monday, September 30, 2013 WHERE: City Hall, Committee Room 2, 100 Queen Street West... Read More

Spacing at Word on the Street this Sunday!

This Sunday marks the annual Word On The Street book and magazine festival at Queen’s Park. And as usual, Spacing will be out in... Read More

Amazing drawings from 1949 of TTC subway construction

While plowing through thousands of images in the City of Toronto’s archive database I came across a series of illustrations... Read More

Mirvish Village, circa 1982

One of the current ironies being played out in the Honest Ed’s for sale saga is that the creation of Mirvish Village happened by... Read More

The charm of Toronto’s forgotten architectural drawings

While I was conducting some photography research on the City of Toronto’s Archives web site, I stumbled upon a handful of... Read More

Introducing the Willowdale Transit Authority

As many Spacing readers know, I have a deep love of maps (both reading and making). And I also have a deep affection for Willowdale... Read More

Last day to enter TTC Ride Guide photo contest!

WHAT: Ride Guide Photo Contest WHO: The TTC and Spacing magazine DEADLINE: July 4th, 2013 (today!) LINK: The official contest page on... Read More

What would Toronto money look like?

This feature appears in the current print edition of Spacing magazine, summer 2013. Buy it on newsstands now. There has been the... Read More