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

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 057, Trinity Bellwoods encampment evictions

In the aftermath of the Trinity Bellwoods Park encampment evictions, which saw a massive police presence, private security, and... Read More

LORINC: Trinity Bellwoods encampment and the persistence of Toronto’s old moral order

The violent clearing of the encampments at Trinity Bellwoods Park on Tuesday revealed Toronto at not only its most Tory, pun intended... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 056, Rail Deck Park and best laid (official) plans

This episode is all about plans: big and small, successful and dashed. First, Toronto Star city hall reporter Jennifer Pagliaro takes... Read More

LORINC: The cautionary tale of Rail Deck Park

If Toronto’s Rail Deck Park plan ended up dying in a dense thicket of legalistic land-use planning arguments, it would be fair... Read More

Examining the ambiguous keepers of the hotel shelter list

The hotel shelter program is a highlight of the City’s homelessness solution strategy, galvanized by the effects of the pandemic. In a... Read More

VCPC Applications for 2021-2022 Now Open

The City of Vancouver is seeking volunteers from the general public to apply for positions on the Vancouver City Planning Commission... Read More

The Bentway: Rethinking public art amidst COVID-19

The publication of the city’s 10-year public art strategy accompanied an announcement that 2021 would be Toronto’s Year of... Read More

Book Review: The Permaculture City

Author: Toby Hemenway (Chelsea Green Publishing, 2015) In the 1970s Australian biologist Bill Mollison and ecological designer David... Read More