The long history of cycling in Windsor, Canada’s Motor City

The Windsor Law Centre for Cities at the University of Windsor recently published a detailed history of cycling in Canada’s... Read More

EXCERPT: Outdoor School – Under the Freeway, a Forest: Some Notes on Trespassing

Outdoor School includes the contemporary environmental art of more than 20 Canadian and Indigenous artists.  Below is an excerpt from... Read More

Indigenous Toronto: Wandering Spirit School and the vision of Nimkiiquay

An excerpt from Indigenous Toronto (Coach House, 2021) on National Truth and Reconciliation Day. “We show them spirituality and love... Read More

Indigenous youth help redefine landscape architecture

It’s impossible to teach someone how to build a deer-skin drum over Zoom. “Just feel the string,” says Oshkabewis... Read More

Book Review: Wallpaper* City Guide Vancouver

Text by Hadani Ditmars (Phaidon Press, 2019) A tightly edited, discreetly packaged selection of city highlights for the... Read More

Book Review | The City is Not A Computer

Author: Shannon Mattern (Princeton University Press, 2021) As we know, the world is in the thick of a data explosion that is affecting... Read More

Searching for Black history in Niagara-on-the-Lake

We did the Black thing as we passed each other on the trail — nods of mutual recognition, a celebration that we are still here. I had... Read More

Q&A with Umbereen Inayet: How to decolonize a city’s museums

Toronto’s history museums are in the midst of a transformation. The City’s Awakenings project, lead by Artistic Producer Umbereen... Read More

Preserving the queer identity in safe spaces

LGBTQ+ spaces in urban areas have been establishing themselves for decades, growing larger and larger as each generation brings its... Read More

Book Review | Mid-Century Modernism and the American Body: Race, Gender, and the Politics of Power in Design

Author: Kristina Wilson (Princeton University Press, 2021) In Mid-Century Modernism and the American Body: Race, Gender, and the... Read More