All stories by this author John Lorinc
Urban centres have a huge impact on their residents’ well-being. So how can we make them better?
Like the rest of his generation, Environics co-founder and author Michael Adams has no plans to spend his twilight years in a rocking chair
A real transit strategy, a solution to its financial troubles, better urban design – and mayoral candidates willing to discuss these things
There are plenty of compelling reasons for health records to go digital. So why are some doctors resisting?
An idea for managing the fastest-growing segment of health-care costs
Canadians feel no urgency to conserve water, but they should, says architecture prof
Crime in Toronto is down, but after five years as police chief, Bill Blair knows he can’t take the city’s safety for granted
Tolls are better than transit for easing traffic gridlock over the long term, researchers say
Economist proposes pension-like system to pay for drugs as Canada’s population ages
Wendy Freedman earns major cosmology prize for her research into the Hubble constant
Architect Nader Tehrani talks about his company’s striking design for the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture
Helping high schoolers fill out financial aid forms could boost post-secondary enrolment
Will low-income tenants benefit from the neighbourhood’s redevelopment?
This fall, the City of Toronto will test a U of T program that offers youths alternatives to gang life
Investing in high-speed rail and clean electricity could help lift Toronto out of the recession – and set the stage for a sustainable future
An infrared ray may help caregivers decode the wishes of people with severe paralysis
Chemical engineer Ramin Farnood is developing “smart” packaging that could warn consumers if a food product is tainted
In Unbuilt Toronto, Mark Osbaldeston explores an alternate civic destiny
Many talented Canadian researchers are returning home from the U.S. And it’s not for the maple syrup.
The case for universal dental care
So far, Canada has taken no real action on climate change. It’s time to get serious about Kyoto
Religious groups are seeking to influence the debate over climate change
Forestry scientists are at the forefront of environmental research
Can new technology make Toronto’s garbage problem disappear?
A fledgling medical science attempts an answer
Chemist David Boocock has developed a clean-burning fuel from organic waste
Pierre Rivard imagines an “Internet of energy” on Toronto’s Port Lands
Sustainability Office will spearhead greenhouse gas reduction plan
Imagining Toronto’s future
An innovative program is creating a “culture of achievement” in Regent Park