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

Community, Community News|

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

Community, Community News|

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

Community, Community News|

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

Community, Community News|

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…

Community, Community News|

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

Community, Community News|

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

Community, Community News|

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.

Community, Community News|

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

The Plague

The Plague: A Story for Our Times; A Story for All Ages

Community|

French philosopher and Nobel Prize award winner for Literature in 1957, Albert Camus’ 1947 novel The Plague... Read More → The Plague: A Story for Our Times; A Story for All Ages

Getting into the spirit of planned change for Urban living in CityPlace, Toronto

Neighbourhood Projects|

ONGOING CONVERSATIONS WITH CARDUS THINKTANK PROGRAM DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL CITIES, MILTON FRIESEN Exploring the... Read More → Getting into the spirit of planned change for Urban living in CityPlace, Toronto

On Taking a Wide-angle Perspective of the Pandemic Crisis in a New Context

Community|

How are you feeling? The reason I ask is I keep waking up in the same nightmare every morning. I brew a latte... Read More → On Taking a Wide-angle Perspective of the Pandemic Crisis in a New Context

School Closed Mar 14 - April 5, 2020

All TCDSB will be closed from March 14 through to April 5, 2020

Community, Community News|

To TCDSB School Community We have just been advised by the Government of Ontario that all publicly funded... Read More → All TCDSB will be closed from March 14 through to April 5, 2020

Coronavirus News Update

Community News, Community Safety|

Dear Residents, As you may know, as of yesterday the Toronto Public Health (TPH) is continuing to monitor the... Read More → Coronavirus News Update

CityPlace/CityLab Urban Planning Adventures with U of T

Neighbourhood Projects, Our Schools|

CityPlace/CityLab Urban Planning Adventures at the Rotman School of Management/University of Toronto On... Read More → CityPlace/CityLab Urban Planning Adventures with U of T

Updates on the 1400-unit CityPlace (Block 22) Condo Project at Spadina and Bremmer

Community, Traffic Control|

Updates on the 1400-unit CityPlace (Block 22) Condominium Project at Spadina Avenue and Bremmer Boulevard A... Read More → Updates on the 1400-unit CityPlace (Block 22) Condo Project at Spadina and Bremmer

Bentway Family Day

Kids and Family|

On this bright, sunny Family Day my toddler and I decided to travel to the Bentway for a very special event.... Read More → Bentway Family Day

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