Daniel Ross

Historian of the city, politics, and society

Category Archives: Toronto

Building Sanctuary

Last month I was asked by the journal BC Studies to review a new book that tells the story of the people who mobilized to help Vietnam war resisters settle and stay in Canada.

January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Crowd-sourcing the history of Toronto’s main drag

Every Torontonian has a story about Yonge Street.

November 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Community Activism in Kensington Market: From Loblaw’s to Walmart

At a public meeting last night developers Rio-Can faced tough question from hundreds of citizens.

June 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

WIDEN at the University of Toronto

This Thursday I’ll be talking about my research on the history of cycling advocacy in Montreal at the University of Toronto.

March 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Development, Community, and Citizen Activism in Toronto’s Kensington Market: 1960s and 2013

In this post I discuss the long history of people in Kensington Market speaking up about their community’s future.

March 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Ford Saga Continues…

I am quoted in a Toronto Star article on Rob Ford’s ongoing conflict of interest case.

January 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Municipal Conflicts of Interest in Canada, Old and New

A post that looks at Rob Ford’s legal troubles in light of past cases of municipal conflict of interest in Canada.

December 5, 2012 · 1 Comment

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