Toronto could learn a lot about civic engagement from Edmonton and Calgary

Let’s assume that Doug Ford isn’t going to declare himself Premier-for-life and that one day, we will have another Premier and maybe... 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

Spacing School of Urbanism workshop: DIGITAL CITIES

WHEN: October 25, 2019 WHERE: 197 Spadina Avenue, Lake Ontario Room, 5th floor COST: $125 TICKETS: Buy at the Spacing Store online... 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

It’s complicated — our relationship with Instagram and nature

On a hike to Upper Joffre Lake near Pemberton this summer, I saw a dozen people frozen in the same pose. In one hand, they held out... Read More

When is efficient too efficient? Tech lessons from the port city of Hamburg

Cities can have ports, and many do. Moreover, successful ports make for thriving cities. But ports are not cities. They are not models... Read More

Analysis: the permanent King Street transit way is a model for all Toronto

The Toronto Streetcar, older or newer type, is an ever-present symbol of the city. The red, black and white TTC colours trundle along... Read More

From Bach to Transport: Leipzig holds a key to the future of cities & Canadians should pay attention

The International Transportation Forum is an inter-governmental organization of the OECD. It holds a summit of transport ministers... Read More

The disassembly of a city: Windsor’s Mega-hospital debate should be on every Canadian’s radar

ED: This op-ed by Shane Mitchell regarding Windsor’s “Mega-hospital” debate is a microcosm of the poor land use... Read More

Modernist Masterpiece: The Downs Residence

Variations of the Modern Movement in architecture which started in Europe in the 1920s can be seen across North America, and on the... Read More