How Toronto mayors get things done
Rob Ford’s vision for Toronto includes a casino that he claims will boost employment, tourism, and revenue for the city. This hotly-contested proposal...;
Road to nowhere
The first pieces of concrete to fall from the elevated Gardiner Expressway came down on January 8, 1978, and they were huge—as heavy as 200 pounds,...;
That other time Toronto lost its mayor
When Toronto city councillors voted for an interim mayor on September 1, 1978, the deadlock that the local media predicted came to pass. Candidates Fred...;
What would Jane Jacobs do?
In honour of the 50th anniversary of the publication of Jane Jacobs' landmark book The Death and Life of Great American Cities, four former mayors of...;