Our resilience will be measured by the strength of our civic spaces

COVID-19 has called the value of cities into question. But cities are not the problem. Even as the COVID-19 curve flattens, we stare... Read More

Queerness and queer space in the time of COVID-19

Marquis is a queer young man living in the City of Brampton who enjoys commuting into the City of Toronto, where he attends classes at... Read More

LORINC: The pandemic is sacrificing community spaces in places of faith

The long-awaited partial re-opening, which finally began in Toronto and Peel earlier this week, is a story with two aspects: on the... Read More

REID: The beginning of the end for rush hour curb lanes?

One of the distinctive and ubiquitous characteristics of main streets in the older parts of Toronto is the rush hour curb lane. For... Read More

LORINC: The pandemic is about cities

Viruses, in the abstract, don’t care much about their host organisms, beyond the latter’s on-board, physiological defenses. Yet it’s... Read More

Five organizations come together to produce a community map of Toronto “safeways”

In a great display of community collaboration, five Toronto-based organizations dedicated to improving and enhancing the city’s public... Read More

Post-pandemic economic recovery requires strong public transit

The job losses and damage to many retail businesses from the COVID-19 pandemic and related mobility restrictions mean that Toronto and... Read More

BRADFORD OP-ED: Bike lanes are the path to main street recovery on the Danforth and across the city

Toronto has approved the installation of 40 kilometres of cycling infrastructure across the city, including a significant portion... Read More

COVID-19 pushing homeless into encampments

According to a 2018 Toronto Street Needs Assessment, there were 533 “rough sleepers” in Toronto — that is to say, those... Read More