Interview with Local Artist Que Rock: On His Canoe Landing Campus Mural on the South Building of Jean Lumb Public School and Bishop Macdonell Catholic School

Art, Community, Neighbourhood Projects, Our Schools|

Que Rock is an Anishinaabe artist based in Toronto. A native of Nipissing, Ontario, Que is internationally... Read More → Interview with Local Artist Que Rock: On His Canoe Landing Campus Mural on the South Building of Jean Lumb Public School and Bishop Macdonell Catholic School

How the homeless are dealing with the pandemic in Toronto and the City’s approach to helping them deal with tough times ahead.

Community Awareness & Homelessness, Community Safety, Park Use and Green Space|

We’ve heard when times get tough the tough get going, but where do they go? Call them homeless, call them... Read More → How the homeless are dealing with the pandemic in Toronto and the City’s approach to helping them deal with tough times ahead.

Lowering Higher Education. But Don’t Worry— Turns Out You Will Get a Good Job with Your Liberal Arts Degree Afterall

Community, Our Schools|

Peter Chiaramonte, PhD In their book, Lowering Higher Education: The Rise of Corporate Universities and the... Read More → Lowering Higher Education. But Don’t Worry— Turns Out You Will Get a Good Job with Your Liberal Arts Degree Afterall

S.T.E.M. for Kids: Making Science, Technology, Engineering & Math Something Fun and Real

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Dr. Frankie Lee, PhD (Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto; Founder and CEO S.T.E.M. for Kids,... Read More → S.T.E.M. for Kids: Making Science, Technology, Engineering & Math Something Fun and Real

Cityplace Families

Messes, insomnia, chaos: How three Cityplace families are coping with home schooling, mental health and social distancing

Community, Community News, Kids and Family, Our Schools|

Even with the best intentions, sometimes unanticipated circumstances dictate the lay of the land for a while.... Read More → Messes, insomnia, chaos: How three Cityplace families are coping with home schooling, mental health and social distancing

Community Cleanup

Fort York, Community Clean Up. Together Everyone Achieves More.

Community, Neighbourhood Projects, Park Use and Green Space|

Thank you to all our local sponsors & fellow community members who joined us for our Fort York clean up.... Read More → Fort York, Community Clean Up. Together Everyone Achieves More.

On Reopening Ontario: Business Traditions, Hiring Traps and Transitions, Volume 1

Community, Community Business|

Some people are wondering whether the price we’re paying to try and “flatten the curve” is worth the... Read More → On Reopening Ontario: Business Traditions, Hiring Traps and Transitions, Volume 1

Teachable Moments, Backwards and Forwards in Time: From Kansas City to Wuhan and Renaissance Florence, and Answers as to Why the Wealthy Fear Pandemics

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On Fool’s Day April 1st, Nelson-Atkins, Museum of Art director, Julián Zugazagoitia called up Randy... Read More → Teachable Moments, Backwards and Forwards in Time: From Kansas City to Wuhan and Renaissance Florence, and Answers as to Why the Wealthy Fear Pandemics

Living & breathing a little easier thanks to Art @ Herc’s Cityplace health & nutrition store.

Community Business, Community News|

Cityplace Small Business Owner talks COVID-19 safety protocols and adapting to new social norms in his... Read More → Living & breathing a little easier thanks to Art @ Herc’s Cityplace health & nutrition store.

Post Veritas: Disinformation, Conspiracy Theories, and How to Become Measurably More Accurate Super-forecasters in Less Than an Hour

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Finally got to see the documentary, “After Truth: Disinformation and the Cost of Fake News,” after I’d... Read More → Post Veritas: Disinformation, Conspiracy Theories, and How to Become Measurably More Accurate Super-forecasters in Less Than an Hour

Tales of Two Cities as One

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When I was a kid growing up on Yonge Street in the fifties the subway was just a hole in the street in front... Read More → Tales of Two Cities as One

How Writing for University Is Not Like Writing for High School

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For better or worse, the reading and writing habits we adopt in our teens and early twenties become set in... Read More → How Writing for University Is Not Like Writing for High School

Education

The Surrender of Education and Culture to Technology: 21st Century Leviathans, Vol.1

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In their book, Lowering Higher Education: The Rise of Corporate Universities and the Fall of Liberal... Read More → The Surrender of Education and Culture to Technology: 21st Century Leviathans, Vol.1

Dalton Trumbo

Calling on CityPlace Students, Authors, Journalists, and Teachers of Writing…

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Dear Residents, Please share with the CityPlace Residents’ Community some of your ideas and experiences... Read More → Calling on CityPlace Students, Authors, Journalists, and Teachers of Writing…

Think Better

The Surrender of Culture and Education to Technology: 21st-Century Leviathans, Vol. 2

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Includes three useful guidelines on: 1. Maintaining a Daily, Healthy Mind Diet; 2. Steps to a Synergistic... Read More → The Surrender of Culture and Education to Technology: 21st-Century Leviathans, Vol. 2

Torn on the Horns of Super-wicked Dilemmas, Vol. 2

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Structural inequalities by design, lessons in leadership from the past facing forwards, always look on the... Read More → Torn on the Horns of Super-wicked Dilemmas, Vol. 2

solving problems

The Search for Methods of Solving Wicked Problems Like the Ones We Are Facing, Vol. 1.

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There’s a wonderful scene in film director Morten Tyldum’s dramatic thriller The Imitation Game, where... Read More → The Search for Methods of Solving Wicked Problems Like the Ones We Are Facing, Vol. 1.

Social Distance

Locked-down or Locked-up: It’s Your Responsibility to Remain Six-feet Apart

Community, Community Safety, Park Use and Green Space|

Using his emergency powers, on Thursday (April 2nd) Toronto Mayor John Tory signed a new bylaw that requires... Read More → Locked-down or Locked-up: It’s Your Responsibility to Remain Six-feet Apart

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