The Tranzac Club: “Toronto’s Living Room”

As Toronto begins the process or re-opening the economy for the summer, Spacing will occasionally look at businesses and venues that... Read More

Mapping Indigenous history on the TTC

June has begun, marking the start of Indigenous History Month. The recent discovery of an unmarked grave of 215 Indigenous children at... Read More

Chinatown: Uncovering the future in the past, and the present in the future

The new issue of Spacing includes an article by Paula Tran, “What will happen to Toronto’s Chinatown?” In... Read More

Recording Hart Massey’s Factory and Concert Hall

In 1986, I photographed the historic, sprawling Massey Ferguson farm machinery plant in Toronto just as demolition work was getting... Read More

EXCERPT: Indigenous Toronto, Stories That Carry This Place

This essay is excerpted with permission from Indigenous Toronto: Stories That Carry This Place (Coach House Books, 2021). NOW THAT WE... Read More

Poetry in community: Q&A with poet Ronna Bloom

Ronna Bloom is former Poet in Residence at Mount Sinai Hospital, now Sinai Health System. Long before face coverings became mandatory... Read More

Soundscapes on College: This ain’t a library

This article originally appeared in Spacing #14, summer 2009. It was recently announced that the iconic music shop Soundscapes on... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 054, Packaged Toronto

To celebrate Spacing‘s latest book, Packaged Toronto: a collection of the city’s historic design, we go deep into the... Read More

The Bentway: Rethinking public art amidst COVID-19

The publication of the city’s 10-year public art strategy accompanied an announcement that 2021 would be Toronto’s Year of... Read More

How racism in Ontario schools today is connected to a history of segregation

Toronto’s Africentric Alternative School first opened in 2009 after years of advocacy and then months of heated public debates and... Read More