LORINC: The election and the de-policing problem

In less than a year, tens of thousands of tourists, sports fans, and athletes will descend on Toronto for the 2015 Pan Am and Parapan... Read More

Re-linking the Ravine

Editor’s note: This is the sixth post in a series by students at the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design... Read More

What happened to all the public washrooms in Toronto?

When nature calls in Toronto, it’s usually an obliging bar or cafe that answers. Outside of city parks and public buildings... Read More

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