LORINC: Sidewalk Labs has hit a roadblock

The City of Toronto last week clearly signaled to Waterfront Toronto (WT) that the tripartite development agency drastically... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 018, The Battle of Portage & Main

In this special episode, we devote our entire time to an issue that’s plagued Winnipeg for nearly 40 years: pedestrians are not... Read More

LORINC: Toronto’s demographics and the 2018 city election

With next year’s municipal vote now less than a year away, the pre-election positioning has begun in earnest – the most recent example... Read More

LORINC: Does the new TCHC fire safety plan go far enough?

In the days and weeks following the Grenfell high rise fire disaster in London, U.K. last June, thousands of Toronto apartment... Read More

OMB Reform: What empowered municipalities mean for new housing

In May of this year, the Government of Ontario introduced legislation that would “overhaul” the province’s land use planning appeals... Read More

LORINC: Rob Ford drove his reputation into the ground

On October 2, 2013 – exactly, as it happens, four years ago today – a certain Detective Constable Khoshbooi, of the Toronto Police... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 016, the Racist Roots of Canadian Cities

In this episode, we speak to Toronto Dreams Project founder Adam Bunch, who took a tour this summer of Toronto’s problematic... Read More

The North Market and what Toronto can learn from Barcelona’s El Born

Part of a mayor’s job is to build the city, even as he takes care with taxpayers’ money. John Tory has an opportunity to... Read More

LORINC: The unnecessary return of Doug Ford

Give Doug Ford this much: one has to admire, in a grudging way, someone with the sheer lack of self-awareness required to believe that... Read More

LORINC: TOCore and Jennifer Keesmaat’s legacy

Since the City announced chief planner Jennifer Keesmaat’s departure last week, much of the commentary about her stint in that high... Read More