PODCAST: City scenes that saved summer

It’s been a rough summer for everyone, but people have found ways to get outside and make the most of it. In this episode, we... Read More

Incomplete streets, incomplete imaginations: Safe streets for whom?

My experience in community bike spaces, and later in cycling advocacy spaces, has been profoundly impactful and transformative. I have... Read More

Why is City of Toronto sole-sourcing key digital infrastructure?

Toronto City Council is set to vote this week on a staff recommendation to sole-source a contract for a technology system. The... Read More

Apology, Truth, and Reparations: The overdue reckoning with Canada’s slave past

This essay is a sequel to Natasha Henry’s account of the history of enslavement of Black people in Canada prior to 1834, published in... Read More

The connections between public art and activism

In this moment of social and political upheaval, as protesters demand racial justice in response to police brutality and systemic... Read More

COVID RECOVERY: Timid bus priority plan in Toronto needs to be bigger & bolder

This week, the Executive Committee of Toronto City Council is considering a motion to prioritize public transit on select roadways... Read More

How public institutions fail Black children

All Black lives matter. Andrew Loku, Abdirahman Abdi, D’Andre Campbell, Regis Korchinski-Paquet and numerous Black lives — which... Read More