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

LORINC: Building a better residents association

We live in a society where individuals aren’t regulated in the ways in which they participate in (legal) group activities — from... Read More

Book Review: Planning on the Edge

Editors: Penny Gurstein and Tom Hutton (UBC Press, 2019) Planning On The Edge: Vancouver and the Challenges of Reconciliation, Social... Read More

PODCAST: City scenes that saved summer

It’s been a rough summer for everyone, but people have found ways to get outside and make the most of it. In this episode, we... Read More

Why is urban planning so white?

By Saquib Ahsan, Ruth Belay, Abigail Moriah, and Gervais Nash The deaths of Regis Korchinski-Paquet, Abdirahman Abdi, Ejaz Choudry... Read More

Book Review – The Great Indoors: The Surprising Science of How Buildings Shape Our Behavior, Health, and Happiness

Author: Emily Anthes, Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux (2020) We spend most of our lives in buildings. According to... Read More

The Dufferin Grove Stones and the surprisingly winding trail to discover the origins of mysterious Toronto architectural ruins

Hidden amongst the shrubs of one of Toronto’s best-loved parks lies a collection of architectural ruins – carved stones – recently... Read More

Transform Underutilized Lands, Revitalize Our Cities, Recover Our Economy

It’s time for the new normal. But what exactly is the new normal? For the city building sector, it could be using a confluence of... Read More

COVID RECOVERY: Timid bus priority plan in Toronto needs to be bigger & bolder

This week, the Executive Committee of Toronto City Council is considering a motion to prioritize public transit on select roadways... Read More