When do we admit that Toronto’s housing crisis is an emergency?

Should the City of Toronto declare a housing and homelessness emergency? Reports on deaths of homeless people, increasing levels of... Read More

LORINC: Is Toronto one small step closer to finding the missing middle?

At last week’s Toronto Urban Design Awards, Mayor John Tory announced that the City will launch an “ideas competition” meant to... Read More

EXCLUSIVE: John Tory discusses housing goals and planning reforms

Later this fall, city council will receive the first of what will likely be a long series of planning reports responding to a July... Read More

LORINC: New residential density plans a small step in right direction

Toronto council today took one small step towards a more rational and potentially more equitable residential land use planning policy... Read More

Indigenous Innovation

I am one of an estimated 70,000 Indigenous people living in Toronto. And while there is a variety of social services spaces like the... Read More

Changing the definition of accessibility

André Darmanin is a recovered transit planner and currently writes on planning and policy issues on his blog — Metro Governance... Read More

LORINC: Fiddling while Toronto burns

With Doug Ford’s Tories systematically confiscating Toronto council’s capacity to govern – from political representation to transit... Read More

How city hall is keeping needed change out of ‘stable neighbourhoods’

Item: In a development application [download PDF] heard by the Etobicoke-York district committee of adjustment in late February, a... Read More

Guest Op-ed: Building a Waterfront City in Toronto

OP-ED: By City Councillor Joe Cressy Revitalizing our waterfront is the largest and longest-lasting project that we will leave for... Read More