Ali’s Roti in Parkdale turns 45

The first time I walked into Ali’s Roti in Parkdale, owner Shiraz Aligour, whom I had never before met, took one look at me and asked... Read More

What Did Vancouver Just Do to the Future of Co-op Living?

It’s surprising how relatively minor issues, such as a citywide street parking fee of $45 a year attracts so much press attention... Read More

Urban Reflections Series: Prologue

June 8th 2015: Adam wakes up to a sunny Monday morning; a blessing any Vancouverite appreciates. He does his daily routine of brushing... Read More

Vancouver’s Shady Inequality

We all know about wealth inequality in expensive Vancouver. But there’s also inequality when it comes to who has the shade, and who’s... Read More

Urban Oral History: Understanding The Village of 1970s and ’80s, Part III

This is the third of a four-part series on urban oral history. My first conversation with Bart Birmingham (he/him) was a little... Read More

Urban Oral History: A tale of two immigrant neighbourhoods, Part II

This is the second of a four-part series on urban oral history. “Explore the city you live in. Open your eyes to a new life,”... Read More

VIDEO: Jon Stovell on the future of Vancouver real estate

The West Haven Group and urbanYVR recently joined forces in a wide-ranging interview with Reliance Properties President and CEO, Jon... Read More

The Tranzac Club: “Toronto’s Living Room”

As Toronto begins the process or re-opening the economy for the summer, Spacing will occasionally look at businesses and venues that... Read More

On Kwikwetlem territory, a new vision for Riverview

The Riverview Lands, on the slope above the Coquitlam River, were known as a storied place. Settlers will remember the area most for... Read More

Chinatown: Uncovering the future in the past, and the present in the future

The new issue of Spacing includes an article by Paula Tran, “What will happen to Toronto’s Chinatown?” In... Read More