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Josh O’Kane

Josh O'Kane is author of Sideways: The City Google Couldn’t Buy, by Josh O’Kane, published by Random House Canada. The book is one of five finalists nominated for this year's Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing. Established by the Writers' Trust in honour of the late MP from Windsor, Ont., the $25,000 award is given annually for an exceptional book of literary nonfiction that captures a political subject of relevance to Canadian readers.

O’Kane lifts the lid on Google’s failure to build a city of the future on Toronto’s waterfront

FeatureBY JOSH O’KANE | May 8, 2023
Josh O'Kane, author of Sideways: The City Google Couldn't Buy: 'Digital giants have spent much of the past 15 years trying to expand their dominance into the physical world, and governments the world over are woefully underprepared for grappling with what this means for their citizens.' Images courtesy of Penguin Random House Canada
FeatureBY JOSH O’KANE | May 8, 2023
FeatureBY JOSH O’KANE | May 8, 2023
Josh O'Kane, author of Sideways: The City Google Couldn't Buy: 'Digital giants have spent much of the past 15 years trying to expand their dominance into the physical world, and governments the world over are woefully underprepared for grappling with what this means for their citizens.' Images courtesy of Penguin Random House Canada