Charles Birnbaum Q&A: celebrating our landscapes

June is Parks and Recreation Month in Canada, and Spacing had chance to ask a few questions of landscape architect and The Cultural... Read More

Image of the Moment: The Canadian Tulip Festival

Image: 62nd Canadian Tulip Festival Location: Commissioner’s Park, Dow’s Lake, Ottawa, Canada Date of photo: May 10, 2014... Read More

‘Animating the Rideau Canal’: Queen’s University students take a look at the possibilities for one of Ottawa’s major waterways

A recurring topic of discourse and debate currently taking place in Ottawa, and as noted in many recent articles on Spacing Ottawa, is... Read More

LORINC: How to ground jets on the waterfront

Let’s play fill in the blanks: Jets are to the Toronto harbour as _________ is to Crimea. Okay, okay. I acknowledge the comparison may... Read More

Ottawa’s Waterfronts: An under utilized asset

For a city so geographically framed by its waterways, Ottawa often struggles to find meaningful means to engage with its water... Read More

Image of the Past: Ottawa 1855

Title: Ottawa City, Canada West (Upper Town) Artist: Edwin Whitefield, 1816-1892 Location: Ottawa, Upper Town Date of image: 1855... Read More

Toronto: Caught Between Political Paralysis and Car-dependence

I do not live in Toronto, but it is a city I visit regularly, a city where I have many friends and colleagues.  It is a city I love... Read More

Battle of the Atlantic Place

HALIFAX – Concept plans for a new Halifax museum, Battle of the Atlantic Place, were unveiled today and the design is an... Read More

Don’t like Downtown? That’s okay.

HALIFAX – The editor of the Halifax Magazine apparently got a rough reception for his article about how many parking spots are... Read More

Image of the Moment: A view from Victoria Island

Location: Taken from the Portage Bridge, at Victoria Island, looking East down the Ottawa River, towards Parliament Hill Date of... Read More