EXCERPT: Displacement City: Fighting for Health and Homes in a Pandemic

The following is the afterword by Spacing‘s Shawn Micallef in the new book Displacement City: Fighting for Health and Homes in a... Read More

Rexdale deserves a spa: An invitation to Therme

Therme Canada’s proposal for a spa is better suited for Woodbine Entertainment’s renewal plan, and would allow the City of... Read More

Measuring Toronto’s unsafe construction zones

Prior to this September’s return to school, Mayor John Tory announced that the City of Toronto will be doubling down on its... Read More

REID: The Jenga school of civic management

For some years, I worked for an organization that practiced what I came to think of as the Jenga school of management. The... Read More

WHY WE CAN’T GO: Debunking the Costs of Operating Public Washrooms, pt. 3

Parks Forestry and Recreation (PFR), according to City of Toronto data, operates over 1,500 parks, nearly 700 sports fields, 123... Read More

Why We Can’t Go: City Flushes Time Away, pt. 2

Anyone who spends time in cities, and not just Toronto, likely has both a mental map as well as a strategy for finding a place to go... Read More

How District Energy is Decarbonizing Cities

Although many communities in Ontario and across Canada have pledged support for the government’s commitment to achieving Net Zero... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 062, The PATH ahead for Toronto’s underground

With many people still working from home, the future of Toronto’s PATH system — the underground mall serving the financial... Read More