ELECTION: Rethinking progressive populism

If I’m a populist, it’s because I’m with the majority. And the majority want to live in a city with dignity. For decades, my practice... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 066, Toronto Election Engagement

The Toronto municipal election is underway, and we’ll be spending the summer bringing you coverage, all the way up to E-Day on... Read More

The Bentway kicks off a packed summer

Tucked under The Bentway by the Strachan Gate, the Bentway hosted its STREET series summit kick-off weekend on May 27-28. The Bentway... Read More

LORINC: This fall’s election shouldn’t be a victory lap

Mayor John Tory was out and about late last week, talking up what was billed as a plan to revive the city’s economy but which... Read More

REID: Sixty-two pages of overdue staff reports

Asking overburdened staff for reports is one of the favourite pastimes of Toronto city council. But what happens to those report... Read More

This weekend: Jane’s Walk Festival + Provocation Ideas Festival

Urban activist Jane Jacobs’ birthday is this week (May 4) and many Torontonians will be celebrating by attending the Jane’s Walk... Read More

Taking Us Where The Sun Don’t Shine – The Broadway Plan

Why bother? The survey flashes across your horizon suggesting a moment of importance. You click on the survey and give your opinion... Read More

What You Should Know about Vancouver’s New City Plan

By Christopher Cheung and Jen St. Denis It’s here at last — Vancouver’s long-awaited plan that will guide land-use decisions from... Read More

Too Obsessed with ‘Character’ Homes?

Go to just about any Vancouver council meeting or public hearing to do with urban growth and you can bet someone will say that change... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 065, Cities for Youth

Urban designers and placemakers often struggle to create cities that work for everyone, including youth. But the youth themselves are... Read More