The delicate dance of governing Sidewalk Lab’s Quayside project

Three-and-a-half months after The Great Re-Set trimmed the sails of everyone’s favorite smart city villain, Sidewalk Labs CEO Dan... Read More

REID: On Public Etiquette

It’s not a coincidence that words for people who understand good etiquette – polite, urbane – are derived from classical words for... Read More

Find Spacing stories on new app Driftscape

In 1796, Chief Wabakinine of the Mississaugas was murdered by British soldiers roughly at the base of Parliament Street. You can learn... Read More

EVENT: Shawn Micallef talks about Frontier City: Toronto on the Verge of Greatness Mon Dec 18

WHAT: Author talk WHERE: Toronto Reference Library main atrium – 789 Yonge St. WHEN: Monday Dec 18th, 7PM-8PM HOW MUCH: Free... Read More

Misleading Leaside: Lobbyists score a hat trick with digital billboard

Outfront Media wants to construct a massive digital billboard in the residential community of Leaside. The problem is, no one wants... Read More

How Toronto invented the PC, then forgot about it

The Royal York Hotel, September 25, 1973. Computer experts Mers Kutt, Gordon Ramer, Ted Edwards, and Reg Rea are standing around a... Read More

Welcome to your private nuclear fallout shelter

In 1959, the builders of Regency Acres, a 700-home subdivision in Aurora, Ontario, offered something no other homebuilder in the... Read More