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The Edible City

Edited by Alana Wilcox, & Christina Palassio
Categories: Social Science
Series: uTOpia

If a city is its people, and its people are what they eat, then shouldn’t food play a larger role in our dialogue about how and where we live? The food of a metropolis is essential to its character. ...

HTO

Edited by Christina Palassio, & Wayne Reeves
Categories: Social Science
Series: uTOpia

Drained by a half-dozen major watersheds, cut by a network of deep ravines and fronting on a Great Lake, Toronto is a city dominated by water. Recently, the trend of fettering Toronto’s water and putting ...

GreenTOpia

More trees. Hydrogen-fuelled cabs. Urbiology. A new model of taxation. Solar panels on big-box stores. The art of salvage. Composters for dog poo in city parks. Retrofitting our urban slabs. Gardening ...

State of the Arts, The

Edited by Alana Wilcox, & Christina Palassio
Categories: Social Science
Series: uTOpia

City Hall proclaimed 2006 the Year of Creativity. ‘Live With Culture’ banners flap over the city. And across the city, donors are ponying up millions for the ROM and the AGO. Culture’s never had ...

uTOpia

Edited by Alana Wilcox, & Jason McBride
Categories: Social Science
Series: uTOpia

Since the election of Mayor David Miller in November 2003, Toronto has experienced a wave of civic pride and enthusiasm not felt in decades. At long last, Torontonians see their city as a place of possibility ...