Poetry in community: Q&A with poet Ronna Bloom

Ronna Bloom is former Poet in Residence at Mount Sinai Hospital, now Sinai Health System. Long before face coverings became mandatory... Read More

Vacant Queen Street West: a pandemic photo essay

Queen Street West has always been a revolving door of independent businesses. Starting at the bottom of Parkdale, Queen Street is an... Read More

Urban space as a catalyst for improving mental health care

This article is published in conjunction with the upcoming issue of Spacing, which is focused on the theme of public health. In these... Read More

Soundscapes on College: This ain’t a library

This article originally appeared in Spacing #14, summer 2009. It was recently announced that the iconic music shop Soundscapes on... Read More

The duality of Amazon in Scarborough – from delivering jobs to packaging community relations

Amazon’s notoriety for exploitative work conditions, harmful environmental practices, corporate tax exemptions, and stripping jobs... Read More

LORINC: The vital need to renew Tower Renewal

Almost exactly a year ago, a team of American affordable housing experts from the Urban Land Institute came to Toronto to offer up... Read More

REID: Yes exit

It’s the kind of thing that has always hung out at the edge of our urban consciousness, that we used to occasionally notice and find... Read More

LORINC: Some borders matter more than others in pandemic

A small procedural question, perhaps for the Ford government. Should we be expecting to see check-points erected on Highway 400 south... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 053, Food and Community

The pandemic has been an existential threat to restaurants, cafés, and bars in cities across Canada. It’s also been a financial... Read More

Progress during a pandemic – a cycling year in review

Toronto City Council approved a ten year bike plan in June 2016, which called for 335 kilometres of on-street cycling infrastructure... Read More