Over the weekend of June 20-22, Urban Transformations opened the doors of the Wychwood Barns to academics and urbanists.
On June 20th I biked down to the iconic CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) building in downtown Toronto for an interview on the popular afternoon show Here and Now, with Gill Deacon.
I’m one of the organizers of Urban Transformations, a symposium about major urban issues and themes as they’ve played out along Toronto’s St. Clair West corridor.
It is the centenary of the start of the Great War, and commemoration of that long, bloody, and socially transformative conflict is in full swing. York historians have produced a series of short but informative videos about the conflict.
Every Torontonian has a story about Yonge Street.
My fellow Activehistory.ca contributor Sean Graham interviewed me about my work with the Canadian Historical Association’s Graduate Student Committee for his podcast History Slam.
This Thursday I’ll be talking about my research on the history of cycling advocacy in Montreal at the University of Toronto.
I am quoted in a Toronto Star article on Rob Ford’s ongoing conflict of interest case.
Cities like Toronto are growing and changing so fast that we sometimes lose sight of how much history they have.
How do we create art about history? Can we make it powerful, relevant, and pedagogical?