The view from Ontario’s prisons—where disease rates are high, lockdown is constant, mental illness is widespread, and the line between the health care system and the justice system seems to get blurrier every day.
Parks and leisure are essential to city life. In this issue, we explore the changing conceptions of how we play, document the joys and conflicts that take place within our commons, and ask a fundamental question: who are parks for?
Toronto is a city of messy contradictions, where diversity is celebrated and divisions are too often ignored. In this issue we zoom out on the city—with maps and feature articles, personal stories and photography—to reveal truths about Toronto that are otherwise invisible to the naked eye.