Chow becomes the first progressive mayor in 13 years, the first female in the role since amalgamation, and the first non-white leader in Toronto history.
A by-election, an interim mayor, uncertainty around the budget, and the first real race of the “strong mayor” era—what John Tory’s resignation means for Toronto politics.
The numbers don’t lie: this city’s incumbency advantage is the worst in North America.
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What we learned from our participatory data project asking Torontonians to share rapid antigen test results.
A citizen-powered tool for anonymous reporting of rapid antigen test results in Toronto public schools.
None of it’s easy. All of it’s urgent.
Data from the first weeks of the rollout reveals low vaccine uptake in areas with the largest school outbreaks.
As shots for kids roll out, a small group of exhausted vaccine veterans build what they hope will be their final pop-up clinics.
A one-size-fits-all-approach hasn’t worked at any stage of the pandemic. Why do we think it will work in schools this year?
Middle-class neighbourhoods haven’t been the focus of accelerated vaccination. Now they’re home to more than half a million under-vaccinated Torontonians.
Weekly progress updates on vaccination efforts in the GTA's highest-risk neighbourhoods.
With the Delta variant making second dose distribution urgent, new data reveals Toronto’s highest-risk neighbourhoods are being left behind.
The City of Toronto clinics are well-funded operations that were supposed to be the engines of the city’s vaccination drive. Why are pop ups in parking lots delivering four times as many doses a day?
Nearly 100 of Ontario’s embattled care homes are outsourced to third-party operators—an arrangement often invisible to the families that hides death rates far higher than the industry average.
What good is public health information if nobody hears it?
What a bus route reveals about race, class, and social vulnerability during a pandemic.
The future of Toronto as an equitable, liveable city begins in inner suburbs like this.
Active leisure is more important than ever, so why are we making it so hard to just go out and play?
A bird’s-eye view of Toronto in 2019 reveals a city where geography is destiny and a person’s postal code can be as telling as their medical chart.
The stories behind Parkdale’s overdose prevention site.
In many Toronto highrises, nearly half the residents are seniors. The way we age in this city is changing — can services keep up?
Ms. Palmer is 93 and slowly losing her eyesight. Like so many seniors, she wants to keep living alone.
What life's like in this Toronto neighbourhood where 58% of seniors live alone.
Something amazing happens in the parking lot of an east-end community centre every Friday afternoon.