Rexdale deserves a spa: An invitation to Therme

Therme Canada’s proposal for a spa is better suited for Woodbine Entertainment’s renewal plan, and would allow the City of... Read More

LORINC: Toronto’s development charge showdown is a distraction

As the battle over Bill-23 — a.k.a. the “More Housing Bigger Profits Act” — rumbled towards its inevitable conclusion... Read More

EVENT: “Streetcars and the Shifting Geographies of Toronto” book launch at the Spacing Store

WHAT: Streetcars and the Shifting Geographies of Toronto book launch WHERE: Spacing Store, 401 Richmond St. W. WHEN: Thursday... Read More

LORINC: Paul Bedford on what happens next with the Ontario Place redevelopment

In the days immediately following the municipal election, the second round of public consultations on the revitalization, so-called... Read More

LORINC: Who is behind the Therme Group, the spa company redeveloping Ontario Place?

When Sidewalk Labs rolled into Toronto in 2017, there was no ambiguity about the corporate family tree. Sidewalk officials repeatedly... Read More

Kensington is funky and non-conventional. Its streets should be too

Kensington Market is one of Toronto’s most charismatic and iconic neighbourhoods, distinguished for its cultural impact. Putting your... Read More

LORINC: The future of Ontario Place must become an election issue

The only thing worse than the design proposed for Ontario Place’s indoor spa mega-project is the fact that a firm with such a... Read More

Urban planning is not a science

Urban planning is not a science. For as long as planning has been a profession, however, we’ve tried to make it one. I’ve been a... Read More

WHY WE CAN’T GO: Debunking the Costs of Operating Public Washrooms, pt. 3

Parks Forestry and Recreation (PFR), according to City of Toronto data, operates over 1,500 parks, nearly 700 sports fields, 123... Read More