Why we need youth-created art in public spaces

At the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal on Queen’s Quay West, a colourful, 80-foot mosaic stretches the length of the pedestrian walkway... Read More

LORINC: Faced with backlash on refugee stance, Conservatives keep digging

Over the weekend, according to media reports, the Conservative’s election crisis response to public outrage over Ottawa’s handling of... Read More

LORINC: Why the Tories’ mean-spirited refugee policy has awoken urban Canada

Like many Canadians, I was riveted to the point of distraction by the extremely disturbing events of last week, and the way the... Read More

BACK TO SCHOOL: Why I use the city as a classroom

By Laurie Townshend At this time of year, the signs abound. Colourful backpack displays have replaced the Slip-N-Slide demo at... Read More

The two worlds of my Etobicoke

My childhood was spent surrounded by the Humber River and grocery stores. I live in Rexdale, where there’s not much to do and every... Read More

Good Reads: Summer edition of the Friends of Fort York’s Fife and Drum newsletter

The summer edition of the Friends of Fort York’s quarterly newsletter, Fife and Drum was released recently.  It’s a busy time at... Read More

Archival film of the 1990 Toronto Pride celebration

Today at Noon the City of Toronto kicks off Pride Week by raising the rainbow flag at City Hall and to celebrate here is a new video... Read More

BURALE: Why are we so reluctant to truly end carding?

In Toronto, it is now in vogue to be down with the cause that is Stop Carding Now. The media is on board, so are some prominent... Read More

MESLIN: Why don’t we do it in the road?

Toronto is no stranger to painted murals.  From Art Starts to Mural Routes to the City’s StART program, we’re increasingly... Read More