A proud history of sidewalk superintendents in Toronto

Between 1931 and 1939, the construction at Rockefeller Center in New York City was a magnet for curious onlookers. America was mired... Read More

Mechanisms of connection

A city in change can be fascinating and inspiring, as much as it can be sad and depressing. This is true, I suspect, for its residents... Read More

Jane’s Walk 2015: 3 Walks in Ottawa

In a winter city like Ottawa, spring is a time for awakening and renewal. It’s also a great time to get out and explore the city on... Read More

The picnic tables at Amiskwaskahegan need to go!

An article in Metro Edmonton last week described Amiskwaskahegan (also known as Beaver Hills House Park) as a ‘drug park’ that is... Read More

Building the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension

The Toronto York Spadina Subway Extension (TYSSE) is advancing towards completion in the Northwest end of the city. The project is now... Read More

First Canadian Place: 40 years on top in Toronto

First Canadian Place has been the tallest skyscraper in Canada for four decades now. At 298.1 metres from sidewalk to rooftop, the... Read More

Daylighting Sawmill River: Rebutting the Staff Report

DARTMOUTH – The topic of daylighting Dartmouth’s Sawmill River will be back before Harbour East Community Council this Thursday... Read More

Use Modular Design To Foster Flexible and Incremental City Building

At Slow Streets we embrace a philosophy of quicker, lighter and cost effective infrastructure. We believe that this approach can yield... Read More

Lessons on rekindling a regional romance: a visit to Hamilton reveals a percolating urban revival Canada needs to watch

A peculiar day-trip took citizens of Ontario’s capital on an exploration of the history and revitalisation of Southern... Read More

Reclaiming Spaces/Places: Revealing a forgotten Indigenous visual narrative in Peterborough

Reclaiming Spaces/Places is an ongoing series written by Lacey McRae Williams that shares stories of Indigenous resurgence through... Read More