COVID-19 stimulus spending needs to be wise to the perils of road building

In times of economic crisis, stimulus spending is important. But spending it wisely is even more important. In the midst of the... Read More

LORINC: Tall or small is a false choice between main streets and intensification

At its meeting Monday, the Toronto Preservation Board (TPB) voted to adopt a set of staff recommendations that seemed, to some... Read More

LORINC: The crowded bus problem during the second wave

The TTC has been steadily bringing back vehicle operators since early September as ridership levels rise. As of October 9, buses were... Read More

LORINC: Preparing to weather the winter pandemic

After an emotionally complicated long weekend featuring spectacular fall colours, ambiguously-limited Thanksgiving gatherings, and... Read More

Re-purposing Toronto’s city-owned golf courses

Public space has never been so popular. Over the summer in Toronto, we saw streets closed for active recreation, parks filled with... Read More

Parks, policing, and the pandemic

Park People’s national COVID-19 survey shows that parks have become more important than ever to Canadians during the pandemic. While... Read More

Fixing Avenue Road

The car wins on Avenue Road. It always does. The pattern of valuing the convenience of drivers over everything else has been fixed... Read More

Coming clean on Regent Park’s Social Development Plan

By Keisha St. Louis-McBurnie and Lena Sanz Tovar Earlier this year, the City of Toronto at long last approved $635,000 to partially... Read More

Farewell, Regent Park

By Lena Sanz Tovar and Keisha St. Louis-McBurnie Farewell Oak Street, produced by the National Film Board of Canada in 1953, presents... Read More