LORINC: Council fails accountability test on defunding the police

For all the heat and light generated by Monday’s debate over defunding or detasking the police, the compromise — or compromised... Read More

THOMPSON: Saunders’ departure won’t fix the problem of policing in Toronto

What can be said about chief Mark Saunders’ sudden departure from the Toronto Police Service (TPS)? In truth, I am neither happy nor... Read More

LORINC: Police can’t find road to reform even when given a map

Would Regis Korchinski-Paquet be alive today if the Toronto Police Service (TPS) had adopted the recommendations of a sweeping 2014... Read More

Book review: No Place to Go

Author: Lezlie Lowe (Coachhouse Books, 2018) What makes a city good? Nice coffee shops? A decent public transit system? Abundant green... Read More

Podcast: COVID Reflections

It is safe to say that it’s been a wild few months. And now, after two months of strict social distancing here in Canada, many... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 044, Corona and the distant city

In this episode, we try to gain some perspective on the Covid-19 virus from the safety of our own apartments. We talk to Toronto City... Read More

The Future Fix Podcast: The future of smart health

Spacing and Evergreen proudly present The Future Fix: Solutions for Communities Across Canada, a special podcast series. Three of the... Read More

The Future Fix Podcast: Community hubs bridging the digital divide

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

Twelve Lessons from Housing First for Ending Homelessness

by Shannon Lambie and Naomi Wittes Reichstein On wrapping the five-year, $110-million At Home/Chez Soi landmark pilot project, the... Read More

Questions for City Charter supporters: What and whom is it for?

Note: At the end of November, I was part of a panel hosted by the Institute for Municipal Finance and Governance on “Does Toronto Need... Read More