Daniel Ross

Historian of the city, politics, and society

Tag Archives: Toronto

How Did the Urban Reformers Change Toronto?

A review essay that asks: Is it time for a reassessment of the history of 1970s urban reform in Toronto?

December 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Toronto vs. MontrĂ©al: A Short History

In this post, I look back at nearly two centuries of real (and imagined) rivalry between Canada’s two metropoles.

May 4, 2015 · 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

Then and Now Mashups/NiCHE Photo Contest

Cities like Toronto are growing and changing so fast that we sometimes lose sight of how much history they have.

October 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

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