Brampton’s Etobicoke Creek: floods, concrete, and new public spaces

The City of Brampton — Canada’s ninth largest municipality — was founded as a small community in the mid-19th century, as the... Read More

Creating places for people as we grow

As municipalities in the Greater Golden Horseshoe shift from building sprawling single-family housing neighbourhoods to denser... Read More

Grow Op: Urbanism, Landscape & Contemporary Art

It’s spring in the city, and what better way to get in the mood for the new season in Toronto than checking out an exhibit that... Read More

How about food bikes?

This spring, I was fortunate to be able to spend a few days in Paris. The city is in the midst of trying to reclaim the banks of the... Read More

What Amsterdam taught a Torontonian about urbanism

Tulips, windmills, and all those salacious, smoke-filled thoughts aside, Amsterdam is internationally regarded as a haven for urbanism... Read More

GARDINER EAST: Using the rail corridor to crack the highway riddle

The Gardiner East Follies returns for yet another extended run at City Hall beginning on Tuesday morning, when city officials present... Read More

First Canadian Place: 40 years on top in Toronto

First Canadian Place has been the tallest skyscraper in Canada for four decades now. At 298.1 metres from sidewalk to rooftop, the... Read More

PARKS CRISIS conclusion: 10 ideas to help solve Toronto’s parks acquisition crisis

In May 2014, council gave the city’s planning team the green light to embark on a three-year planning exercise, branded TOCore, that’s... Read More