How Toronto invented the PC, then forgot about it

The Royal York Hotel, September 25, 1973. Computer experts Mers Kutt, Gordon Ramer, Ted Edwards, and Reg Rea are standing around a... Read More

Welcome to your private nuclear fallout shelter

In 1959, the builders of Regency Acres, a 700-home subdivision in Aurora, Ontario, offered something no other homebuilder in the... Read More

Storymobile is telling Canada’s Main Street stories from Mimico to the Maritimes

If you’ve travelled through Mimico – a waterfront neighbourhood in Toronto’s west end – during the last few months... Read More

MESLIN: The myth of the five-week election

As the dust settles from the 2014 municipal election and political commentators begin to reflect on what happened, two common themes... Read More

Meet Bertie the Brain, the world’s first arcade game, built in Toronto

Almost two decades before the first video game found its way into an arcade, the Canadian National Exhibition hosted a strange... Read More

NXT City Prize: Lisa Baroldi and inclusivity in cities

The NXT CITY PRIZE is all about vision to reimagine Toronto’s public spaces and inject a sense of energy, dynamism and reflexivity... Read More

EVENT: Education & Justice in Toronto

The final event of the Justice in Toronto lecture series takes place tomorrow at 230 College Street. This free evening lecture will... Read More

La Ville Reine — The French underground is all around us in Toronto

Last week I was driving along College enjoying a jazzy groove on 90.3 FM Espace Musique. When the song ended and the hosts returned to... Read More