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Linear City

Toronto is a linear city. Businesses rarely form clusters; instead, they’re spread out along long roads backed by inward-facing residential tracts. The city’s design feels optimized for...

Wasted Potential

Every time I return to Toronto I’m struck by its wasted potential: streets are too-wide, especially north of Bloor, urban ‘planning’ has encouraged nodal development, fine-grained...

And they win

I have always avoided watching teams from Toronto play. When asked, I rationalized it by claiming that I was ‘bad luck. Often I would say: “Toronto always loses”. Soon, those lines...

C-76

Bill C-76 received royal assent earlier this month. Among many of its changes was one modifying the voting rights of non-resident Canadians. Specifically, the bill: Removed the requirement that non...