PODCAST: Spacing Radio 068, Looking for the bright side of Toronto’s election

We’ve had some time to make sense of the Toronto election, and what it might mean for the next four years in this city. Is there... Read More

Will Bill 23 kill heritage protections?

The Ontario government has proposed new legislation called the More Homes, Built Faster Act (Bill 23). But I’d prefer an act called... Read More

The Blue Cabin: A Dream of Home in Uncertain Times

Amidst widespread housing instability, many feel that we may never again be able to dream of a home to call our own. There’s a deep... Read More

Movie Review — Trash Day: a dumpster diving documentary

People are buying and using more things than they ever have before and, with this, creating more garbage than a city can sustainably... Read More

ELECTION: ART vs Art — when artists enlivened a walkover campaign by a bland establishment mayoral incumbent

As far as Toronto mayoral elections go, 1982 was a snoozer. With no prominent competition, Art Eggleton was assured a second term... Read More

Rewind/Forward: ArtworxTO’s new exhibit celebrating Jamaican and bass music culture

When we think about Toronto’s diversity, the idea of multiculturalism comes to the forefront. But how did we come to enjoy these... Read More

Neighbourhood tour: the beginnings of Afro-Caribbean food culture in Toronto

This weekend, starting at King St. and Church St. in front of St. James Cathedral, the Hungry for Comfort Neighborhood Tour will... Read More

Book Review – Meet Me By The Fountain: An Inside History of The Mall

What was your mall? Mine was Oakridge Centre in Vancouver. It wasn’t particularly glamorous with its exterior of boring brown brick... Read More

Architecture and Capital in the 21st Century: An Interview with Matthew Soules

Architecture, cities, and economics have always had an intimate relationship. The last century has seen the largest explosion of... Read More

The Tower Default

“Hell is paved with good intentions.” ― Samuel Johnson “But remember that good intentions pave many roads. Not all of them lead to... Read More