The Toronto Public Space Committee (TPSC) is a volunteer-run, non-profit organization located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada that defends the city’s public space from corporate and private forces, including cars and outdoor advertising. A volunteer is someone who works for a community or for the benefit of environment primarily because they choose to do so A non-profit organization ( abbreviated "NPO" also "not-for-profit" is a legally constituted Organization whose objective is to support or engage Toronto (təˈrɒntoʊ colloquially pronounced or) is the largest city in Canada and is the provincial capital of Ontario Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page A public space refers to an area or place that is open and accessible to all citizens regardless of Gender, Race, Ethnicity, Age or Out-of-home advertising (also referred to as OOH) is essentially any type of Advertising that reaches the consumer while he or she is outside the home (or office The TPSC argues that public property, such as sidewalks, bike paths, parks, and squares, should be the independent and cultural “counterbalance” to the profit-driven private sector. A sidewalk (chiefly North American English) pavement ( British English and Philadelphia dialect) footpath ( Australian English Segregated cycle facilities are Roads tracks paths or marked lanes designated for use by Cyclists from which motorised traffic is generally excluded A park is a protected area of Land and Water, usually in its natural or semi-natural (landscaped state and set aside for some purpose often to do with human Public square and city square redirect here For Public Square Cleveland see Public Square and for City Square in Leeds see Leeds City Square. In Economics, the private sector is that part of the economy which is both run for private Profit and is not controlled by the State.
As a grassroots organization, the TPSC is financed almost entirely on donations, as well as various contributions in kind from its members, such as seeds and gardening tools. A donation is a gift given typically to a cause or/and for charitable purposes A seed (in some plants referred to as a kernel) is a small embryonic Plant enclosed in a covering called the seed coat usually with some stored The TPSC uses a model of consensus decision-making at its monthly open meetings. WikipediaConsensus here as this is the article namespace and that information is irrelevant to the reader The structure of the organization is currently undergoing a re-evaluation by its members.
The TPSC is consistently involved in local Toronto City Council affairs affecting city space. The Toronto City Council is the governing body of the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. In recent years, the committee has formed various campaigns that aim to educate and lobby citizens, bureaucrats and politicians on matters such as anti-postering bylaws, tree protection, mobile (or truck) advertising, TTC subway video ads, and billboard variances.
Other campaigns the TPSC spearheads are less political, but stay true to public-space advocacy. The committee hosts guerrilla gardening outings in the spring and summer; growing native plants and flowers in small crevices and decrepit planters in downtown streets. Guerrilla gardening is political Gardening, a form of Nonviolent direct action, primarily practiced by environmentalists. A Native plant is one that develops occurs naturally or has existed for many years in an area A flower, also known as a bloom or Blossom, is the reproductive structure found in Flowering plants (plants of the division Magnoliophyta, also In 2005, the TPSC's Downtown De-Fence Project won a Clean and Beautiful City Appreciation Award. 
See main article: Spacing (magazine)
Spacing, a 3-times-yearly magazine focusing on issues affecting Toronto's public realm, was originally published by the TPSC in house until it was spun-off as a wholly independent magazine after the first issue. Spacing is a three-times-yearly magazine published in Toronto. The two organizations support each other on occasion.