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.

Complete streets coming to a Canadian city near you

The Toronto Coalition for Active Transportation (TCAT) has launched a nationwide campaign that promotes cities to adopt... Read More

20 pianos played across Toronto

With news that 41 pianos have been placed around the city for the public to play, musician Marc Soares set out on Friday, July 13 to... Read More

20 interesting public benches from my travels

Since I helped launch Spacing back in 2003, I’ve had the chance to travel to a lot of cities and examine the things that turn my... Read More

NASA shows off city lights at night

The lights that make our skies glow at night are a symbol of how our civilization has grown, but ti wasn’t until the last two... Read More

Today is deadline for Creative Mapping Contest!

Spacing magazine presents the CREATIVE MAPPING CONTEST Do you love maps? Are you an illustrator, graphic designer, or visual... Read More

Creative Mapping Contest deadline on Monday!

Spacing magazine presents the CREATIVE MAPPING CONTEST Do you love maps? Are you an illustrator, graphic designer, or visual... Read More

Vancouver’s placement of info pillars more palatable

If Toronto needed some direction on how to deal with obstructive info pillars on sidewalks, the city needs only to look to Vancouver... Read More

VIDEO: The Social Life of Small Places

William Whyte got it right: the legendary urbanist created the film “The Social Life of Small Places” that has become one... Read More

Should it be called the “downtown relief” subway line?

Since the Sheppard East subway line idea has been nixed (for now), attention has turned to where the next — and most logical — subway... Read More

Removing Jarvis bike lanes could face legal challenge

The Jarvis bike lanes, slated for removal this summer, may be sticking around a little longer than expected. The Toronto Cyclists... Read More