ELECTION: If not housing now, when?

This column has been updated since it was originally published. A debate will be held on Oct. 17th. Is Housing Now dead? In case you... Read More

Shifting power in parks: Lessons from the 2022 Canadian City Parks Report

City parks are built on relationships. They are where we go to feel more connected to nature, to ourselves, and to others in our... Read More

ELECTION: 2022 Toronto Election from a Cycling Perspective

Torontonians will be off to the polls on Monday, October 24 in an election that will see significant turnover, with seven councillors... Read More

ELECTION: Mapping municipal election voter turnout

As Torontonians head to the polls for the ninth municipal election since amalgamation, how many voters will actually cast a ballot... Read More

ELECTION: Population disparities between Toronto’s 25 wards

In July 2018, in the middle of Toronto’s last municipal election, the newly elected Progressive Conservative provincial... Read More

ELECTION: Open wards and the power of incumbency

As part of Spacing Toronto’s coverage of the 2022 municipal election, cartographer Sean Marshall is creating maps revealing some... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 067, Toronto Election: the case against a strong mayor system

Another election, another surprise announcement from Premier Doug Ford that throws it all into disarray. Ford’s proposal for... Read More

ELECTION: The next term of council is a time to mobilize

As Toronto’s fall elections begin to take form in the mid-summer heat, the message from a chorus of departing councillors couldn’t be... Read More

LORINC: The future of Ontario Place must become an election issue

The only thing worse than the design proposed for Ontario Place’s indoor spa mega-project is the fact that a firm with such a... Read More

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