EVENT: 2019 Year-in-Review Workshop

Workshopping the planning milestones that transformed Vancouver in 2019 Year in Review 2019 is the 5th annual workshop convened by the... Read More

LORINC: Toronto’s charter city conundrum

For some time, I’ve harboured a growing impatience with the occasional campaigns urging greater institutionalized independence for the... Read More

LORINC: Waterfront Toronto’s power move on Sidewalk Labs

From the moment last June when Waterfront Toronto chair Steve Diamond upstaged the much-hyped launch of Sidewalk Toronto’s Master... Read More

The Toronto Reference Library’s rich collection of Communist newspapers

I am probably the last person you would expect to be perusing Communist literature. I come from a family of Mounties. I have worked on... Read More

The Future Fix Podcast: Who governs the Smart City?

Spacing and Evergreen proudly present The Future Fix: Solutions for Communities Across Canada, a special podcast series. It’s... Read More

LORINC: Jagmeet Singh’s historic campaign

In 1990, Norman Inkster, then the commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, recommended to the federal government that Sikh... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 040, Canadian Cities Vote

Before Canada elects a new federal government, we thought we’d take a look at what the various parties are talking about, or... Read More

ELECTION: Is it time to establish an all-party cabinet committee to address climate change?

Earlier this month, Toronto council unanimously endorsed a motion, moved by Mayor John Tory and University-Rosedale councillor Mike... Read More

Release: UBC study highlights need to improve health care access in Vancouver, Portland and Seattle

UBC researchers have developed a data science method that analyzes how easily citizens can access hospitals and walk-in health clinics... Read More

ELECTION: City issues were ignored in the leadership debate. Why?

If one applied the blink test to last night’s leaders’ debate, it would be fair to say that the most audible message to waft out of... Read More