Op-Ed: Laying down the law on police budget? Maybe next year

Two key figures in the Ford administration have signaled their willingness to take on a Herculean task that, politically, only a... Read More

Without an active mayor, city council needs to show discipline

For close to a year, city council has been the substitute for our crisis-a-day mayor. In its collective role as mayor, council has... Read More

Rob Ford speech absent of specifics and new ideas

When a provincial or federal government runs out of things it can or wants to do, it will often prorogue parliament before the end of... Read More

Remove the bubble wrap from our public spaces

It’s been said to me that City Hall is run by engineers and lawyers. The engineers determine whether a given idea is technically... Read More

Don’t mess with library workers

When it comes to picking a fight, taking on Toronto Public Library’s workers is about as dumb as it gets. Councillor Paul Ainslie... Read More

Digging into the latest transit poll

The Toronto Star released an Angus Reid poll last weekend indicating that while Torontonians are split on whether we want subways or... Read More

Council’s growing rainbow majority is creating unity

On Wednesday morning, Metro Morning’s Matt Galloway made the claim that Toronto’s city council is more divided than ever... Read More

Why I Sought an Audit of Rob Ford

The editors of Spacing asked our long-time contributor Adam Chaleff-Freudenthaler to write a personal column on the motives and... Read More

Del Grande Shut Down Meeting Illegally

Councillor Mike Del Grande broke the law when he arbitrarily shut down a budget consultation meeting that was attended by more than... Read More

The Short Strokes of a Mayoralty

Years from now, David Miller will be remembered for his broadest brush strokes. Transit funding, waterfront revitalization and the... Read More