Simon Lewsen writes for The Globe and Mail, The Walrus, Azure, Precedent, and enRoute. He teaches writing at the University of Toronto.
Were last summer’s high-profile disappearances from CAMH signs of a broken program—or a complex system working as it should?
When the parking lot gates were shut ten years ago, Rowntree Mills Park became an urban wilderness. The fight to reopen it has divided a community and raises the question: how public is a public park?
In virtually every culture, people connect over food. To be deprived of food is to be alienated from social life.
A baby boom’s coming to Toronto’s high-rise communities, but are they built for healthy family life?
As a counsellor, Ahmed Haider saw the way lack of meaningful work affected his clients. Then he lost his job.