After unprecedented intervention from Ontario’s conservative government, it’s important for city residents to affirm and expand the meaning and practice of local democracy.
Doug Ford, the brother of the late and disgraced former mayor of Toronto, Rob Ford, has thrown a local election into chaos.
At a Toronto station that fed fans into the city’s hockey arena, a 1985 mural that depicted the Maple Leafs’ biggest rival enraged team owner Harold Ballard.
After a shooting in Toronto, the country is debating a total ban on handguns.
A morning roundup of the day’s news.
An interview with Alex Bozikovic, architecture critic and co-author of a guide to the city’s expansive building stock.
A vegetarian hunger-relief organization in Toronto argues that patrons shouldn’t be forced to choose between nutrition and their principles.
Connecting a number of rapidly densifying neighborhoods, the 504 King will finally get priority over cars along a central portion of its journey thanks to a one-year, $1.5 million pilot study starting this fall.
The Royal Ontario Museum is staging an exhibition devoted to snapshots—and what it means to be Canadian.
The Toronto Transit Commission and the National Ballet of Canada have the antidote to the depressing “If You See Something, Say Something.”
A Toronto design competition invites an unlikely urban activity—going to the beach during the chilly off-season.
The latest round of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Innovation Teams program encourages cities to find solutions based on data analysis and a human-centered approach.
The Danish concept of hygge, or coziness, offers a blueprint.
The signage at Bathurst station is getting the Honest Ed’s treatment for the rest of 2016.
Through cuisine, Toronto’s Newcomer Kitchen fosters economic and social relationships for Syrian immigrants.
The rails are to blame for one-third of incidents requiring emergency-room care.
The politics behind why a fully-funded light rail line is being rejected in favor of a limited and more expensive one.
The TTC is trying to crack down on fare evasion on streetcars—as nicely as possible.
Across the U.S. and Canada, rallies are celebrating independent booksellers.
It was “better behaved than the majority of human riders.”