It was 1832. William Lyon Mackenzie was fed up. He’d spent the last decade fighting for democratic reform in Upper Canada. He’d founded a pro-democracy newspaper. Written passionate editorials. Led protests. Organized committees. He’d even run for office and been elected to the provincial Assembly, where he gained a reputation as one of the most […]
Author: Carey Clouse (Princeton Architectural Press, 2014) In light of growing urban populations and diminishing resources, the issues around food security and the importance of urban agriculture have been growing steadily over the years. Within this context, the humble Republic of Cuba sits firmly as a significant exemplar of how to cultivate, process, and distribute […]
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WHAT: Fall 2014 issue release party! Our special city hall edition WHEN: Wednesday, october 1st, 7:30pm-midnight WHERE: Supermarket, 268 Augusta Ave., Kensington Market, Toronto COST: $10 (includes copy of mag) $25 (includes copy of mag plus 4 issue subscription) RSVP: Feel free to let us know if you’re coming on our Facebook event listing Election […]
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In an election featuring several highly competitive ward races, few have the mood of a grudge match quite as distinctively as the latest show-down between Davenport councillor Cesar Palacio and Alejandra Bravo. The multi-lingual community activist first challenged Palacio in 2003 when the seat was open and he was running to replace his former boss, […]
Over the last week on Spacing Toronto, the Centre for City Ecology pitched 10 No Brainers to make Toronto more awesome. To recap: a No Brainer is a small alteration to City bylaws, fees, or administrative processes that would improve life in Toronto’s neighbourhoods and would require relatively little time and effort to implement. A diverse […]