PODCAST: Spacing Radio 067, Toronto Election: the case against a strong mayor system

Another election, another surprise announcement from Premier Doug Ford that throws it all into disarray. Ford’s proposal for... Read More

Kensington is funky and non-conventional. Its streets should be too

Kensington Market is one of Toronto’s most charismatic and iconic neighbourhoods, distinguished for its cultural impact. Putting your... 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

WHY WE CAN’T GO: Debunking the Costs of Operating Public Washrooms, pt. 3

Parks Forestry and Recreation (PFR), according to City of Toronto data, operates over 1,500 parks, nearly 700 sports fields, 123... Read More

Gerald Hannon: A tribute in his own words

The veteran journalist, educator and activist Gerald Hannon died earlier this week, at the age of 77. Hannon, a co-founder of The Body... Read More

This weekend: Jane’s Walk Festival + Provocation Ideas Festival

Urban activist Jane Jacobs’ birthday is this week (May 4) and many Torontonians will be celebrating by attending the Jane’s Walk... Read More

Taking Us Where The Sun Don’t Shine – The Broadway Plan

Why bother? The survey flashes across your horizon suggesting a moment of importance. You click on the survey and give your opinion... Read More

Why we must stop the ‘urbicide’ — the killing of cities

The 21st century was supposed to be the “century of the city.” As of 2007, 50% of the world’s population lives in cities, and the... Read More

The Meadoway: Realizing the power of connectivity

This article was first published in November in the Park People “10 Years Together in City Parks” series, and is... Read More

LORINC: The paradox of the City’s new sidewalk snow removal program

A question for the immediate aftermath of the heaviest snowstorm in ten years: Following years of resident complaints and half-hearted... Read More