Columnists
Cigarettes on the ground. Image: christie yunhwa/Flickr
Celia Chandler, Pro Bono | For the past 60 years, Canada has progressively shrunk the spaces where people can smoke -- including private spaces. The legalization of cannabis is unlikely to reverse that trend.
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Kim Elliott | Check out our series, The Future of the Public Library.
Podcast
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Victoria Fenner | The role of libraries in our communities is changing. Olivia Robinson talks about why she chose libraries as her focus for her Jack Layton Journalism for Change Fellowship with rabble.ca.
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The Gardiner Expressway in Toronto
Yves Engler | To build a healthier, safer, more pleasant and ecologically sustainable city Toronto needs to jettison a significant share of its current "public space."
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Ken Billings | The Central Experimental Farm (CEF) in Ottawa is a 1055-acre open-space jewel in a modern metropolis. The government is trying to parcel it out to developers.
Columnists
June Chua | Artist Hye-Seung Jung's work on the dynamics of culture and public space spans Canada, Europe and Asia, bringing together cultures, ideas and urban muckraking.
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Tania Ehret | The process of changemaking will always be rough, but will remain inevitable through collective reinforcement.
Podcast
Steffanie Pinch | This episode of the Rad Voices podcast series features Lori Kufner, a harm reduction and public space activist working with the TRIPP Project.
Podcast
Redeye Collective | Dave Meslin is one of Canada's most well-known proponents of citizen engagement. His work has helped cities confront the barriers that stop community members from engaging in local politics.
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Elizabeth May | In Canada we have no carbon reduction plan and no infrastructure adaptation plan. Without both we are headed for new and unprecedented threats to our future, our economy and our infrastructure.
Columnists
Jim Stanford | The condo boom is gobbling up land almost as fast as it sucks up mortgage debt. Important tracts of urban space have been drawn into the vortex of real estate speculation.
Columnists
Hennessy's Index | This month, Hennessy's Index explores ideas for sustainable living, expanding community, increasing citizen engagement and strengthening democracy.