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

LORINC: Can the Ontario Science Centre save Ontario Place?

Here’s a strange little detail about the 20-car pile-up that is the Ontario Place redevelopment scheme: Shortly before... Read More

NEW ISSUE: Ontario Place

A decade of neglect has transformed Ontario Place into an accidental playground. As you will discover in our cover section, what was... Read More

LORINC: 10 questions about the Ontario Place redevelopment

At some point this week, City officials will upload the Ford government’s zoning bylaw amendment application for the Ontario... Read More

Midtown Toronto’s much-loved, largest green space re-opens – after $35 million and more than four years of construction

David A. Balfour Park, midtown Toronto’s largest public green space, has finally re-opened after being closed for infrastructure... Read More

Shifting power in parks: Lessons from the 2022 Canadian City Parks Report

City parks are built on relationships. They are where we go to feel more connected to nature, to ourselves, and to others in our... Read More

Ontario Place re-development: Paving over paradise

Looking out to Lake Ontario in late March, when the ground is still thawing from winter, a daring aerialist deftly skims the water’s... Read More

Eight simple ways to cool a city

It continues to get hotter in Toronto, with summer temperatures in the high 30s becoming common. We must make immediate changes to our... Read More

Growing the urban forest in the face of climate change

Todd Irvine is an arborist (cityforest.ca) and a co-founder of Spacing. This article is reprinted from issue 58 of the magazine. For... Read More