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.

What are your thoughts on Board of Trade’s transit revenue tools?

The Toronto Region Board of Trade has come out with a proposal which recommends a variety of ways to fund Metrolinx’s Big Move... Read More

A few short video clips of TTC’s new streetcar

This morning, I grudgingly dragged myself out of bed at 2:30am to watch and film the new streetcar as it made its way down and up... Read More

Video maps 24 hours of car2go

A few weeks ago, we posted a video on Spacing Vancouver by Jarek Piórkowski that maps the 24 hour usage of car2go vehicles. Today... Read More

IN THE ISSUE: Artist creates flags for Toronto’s main streets

While Toronto is often called the “city of neighbourhoods,” there is very little visual material that celebrate these areas (outside... Read More

Will you ride your bike on the coldest day of the year?

WHERE: Behind City Hall at Armoury St. and Chestnut St WHEN: Wednesday, January 30, noon I’m the type of cyclist who puts his... Read More

Short film winner from Toronto Urban Film Fest

This fall, Spacing was the sponsor of the Canadian Urbanism Award at the Toronto Urban Film Festival. The silent (and winning) films... Read More

Toronto Maple Leafs history told in a subway map

It should surprise no one who reads Spacing that I have a bit of an obsession when it comes to maps. And, as my close friends and... Read More

Music video uses photos from Archives

How can you not love this music video? Local singer Lisa Conway’s video for “Oh How Love” uses images from the City of Toronto... Read More

Has Mayor Rob Ford become Mayor Tommy Shanks?

The continued follies of Toronto mayor Rob Ford may be life imitating art (or pop culture). During a moment of time-wasting today, I... Read More

Meet Jennifer Keesmaat, Toronto’s new chief planner

In the lead-up to the previous municipal election, Spacing identified the most pressing urban issues facing the city. In our urban... Read More