ROBINSON: Let the public make up their mind about Sidewalk Toronto’s proposal

On July 4, a group of Toronto community leaders shared their “Dear Toronto” open letter as a plea to embrace the Sidewalk Lab’s Master... Read More

When is efficient too efficient? Tech lessons from the port city of Hamburg

Cities can have ports, and many do. Moreover, successful ports make for thriving cities. But ports are not cities. They are not models... Read More

GORD PERKS: The risks of the financialization of housing

Premier Doug Ford says weakening planning law will get more housing built and that will solve our affordable housing crisis. This... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 036, Canadian City Parks

This episode, we partnered with Park People to bring you highlights from their national Heart of the City conference: the first of... Read More

LORINC: Sidewalk Labs and the problem of smart city governance

On page 222 of the least jazzy of Sidewalk Lab’s four-volume magnum opus outlining its plan for Quayside-plus is the first of a series... Read More

Analysis: the permanent King Street transit way is a model for all Toronto

The Toronto Streetcar, older or newer type, is an ever-present symbol of the city. The red, black and white TTC colours trundle along... 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

Our new issue launches at Laneway Block Party

WHAT: Issue 50 release party / Laneway Block Party WHEN: Saturday, June 22 4pm-10pm WHERE: Foxley Place, at Ossington Ave. and Foxley... Read More

LORINC: Celebration and Toronto’s Public Space Moment

The hundreds of thousands of soccer fans spilling onto St. Clair West after Italy’s 1982 World Cup victory marked a turning point for... Read More

LORINC: Ford Nation’s growth plan cruises across the finish line

Now that Mayor John Tory has put the muzzle back on his political attack puppy, it’s safe to conclude that nothing else stands between... Read More