Talking the Heart of Toronto
Since The Heart of Toronto was released two months ago, I’ve had the chance to talk about my research with some of Canada’s longest-running and hardest-working history podcasts.
Histories of Urban Knowledge
A new special issue of the Urban History Review is out, based on work presented at our 2019 Savoirs urbains conference.
Confronting Canadian migration history
Today I’m pleased to announce the publication of the second volume in the Active History ebook series, Confronting Canadian Migration History.
Sidewalks, streets, and urban modernity
What do sidewalks and street pavements tell us about the historical city? Quite a bit, it turns out. I recently reviewed Phillip Gordon Mackintosh’s Newspaper City (UTP, 2017) for Historical Geography.
Yonge Street Mall in Spacing
My Spacing article on the Yonge Street mall is out!
Canadian countercultures and the environment
At long last, the Canadian Countercultures and the Environment collection is out!
Vancouver’s “hippie problem”
In the late 1960s Kitsilano was a centre for the Canadian counterculture. How did Vancouver respond?
“When Sex Dominated Yonge Street”: My piece in Spacing Magazine’s Fall 2014 issue
My article in the latest issue of Spacing takes a look at 1970s debates over vice on Yonge Street. Check it out!