Recycling and shared space — A walk through an apartment dweller’s experience

“Recycling? Yeah we tried it for a while, but it just was too… complicated.” It’s a commonly-heard phrase in apartment complexes where... Read More

REID: It’s time for the City get rid of its sidewalk no-plough zone

In December, City Council agreed to a small but welcome improvement in the City’s snow clearing standards. Starting two winters... Read More

EVENT: Public lecture on Race & Justice in Toronto

The Justice in Toronto lecture series will hold its first event of 2014 tomorrow (Thursday, January 30th) with a free lecture and... Read More

The difference between a fee and a tax for city governments

Before the holidays I got into a discussion with Ed Keenan about whether there is a difference between a fee and a tax. In an article... Read More

Urban Planet: Boston packs up City Hall in truck to go

Boston City Hall has decided to take their services on the road. This truck—which used to be a SWAT vehicle—has been transformed to... Read More

Op-Ed: Laying down the law on police budget? Maybe next year

Two key figures in the Ford administration have signaled their willingness to take on a Herculean task that, politically, only a... Read More

STREET SCENE: Charger On Dundas West

Street Scene will appear each week showcasing the illustrations of local artist Jerry Waese. Read More

Keep Toronto Reading: Occupying the Page

In Girls Fall Down, “bodies in space” is one of the main character’s frequent refrains. As a medical photographer, Alex is often... Read More

Keep Toronto Reading 2012

Every April, the Toronto Public Library celebrates the city’s thriving literary culture with the Keep Toronto Reading festival... Read More