The Jian Ghomeshi trial: Who has accuser’s back in this set-up?

The media watching in the courtroom gasped in disbelief when the first complainant in the sexual assault trial of the century seemed so unguarded against defence tactics. But it’s not a fair fight; she’s alone.

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Tim Hortons, Milestones and Harvey's promise cage-free eggs

An estimated 90 per cent of Canadian eggs are laid by battery-caged hens crammed into spaces that prevent them from walking freely or spreading their wings more »

Feb 9, 2016 11:00 AM Environment 1 Comments

Kids in Tech teaches coding to elementary school students

A class at Nelson Mandela Park Public School will be live streamed this week more »

Feb 9, 2016 9:00 AM News

The best NBA All-Star events on this week

The big game and its surrounding festivities are sold out, but there are more opportunities to get in on the celebrity, sneakers and NBA superstar action more »

Feb 8, 2016 4:43 PM Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog

Reasonable Doubt: Why better access to justice is every Canadian’s issue

Chances are, you can't afford a lawyer if a legal dispute arises: that's where the National Database of Professionals Assisting Self-Represented Litigants comes in more »

Feb 8, 2016 12:34 PM News

Lunar New Year Celebration

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In Photos: Lunar New Year celebration in Scarborough

Performers helped ring in the Year of the Monkey at the Scarborough Civic Centre more »

Feb 8, 2016 11:13 AM , Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog


Nadine MacKinnon

Media look back at 25th anniversary of Gulf War Part 1 through feel-good lens

While CF-18s continue to drop 250-kilogram bombs, Canada's military and diplomatic involvement in Iraq since Gulf War 1 has contributed to the staggering loss of more than 2 million Iraqi lives more »

Feb 8, 2016 8:45 AM Features

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Malone Mullin

Earthships land in rural Ontario

Inexpensive, durable, and carbon neutral, "Earthships" made of dirt and recycled rubber tires seem like the sustainable homes of the future for the throwaway habits of modern society. So what’s the catch? more »

Feb 7, 2016 9:00 AM Environment

d'bi.young anitafrika on why racism in the music industry can't be analyzed in a vacuum

The Dora Award-winning dub poet and playwright responds to NOW's cover story on power and privilege in the Toronto music scene more »

Feb 6, 2016 9:00 AM Features 2 Comments

The Toronto Birth Centre celebrates its two-year anniversary

Perhaps there should be more of these out-of-hospital midwife-run facilities more »

Feb 6, 2016 12:00 AM Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog 2 Comments


Michelle da Silva

City officials insist downtown Toronto is totally safe after Chinatown shooting

Cops and politicians treated to dim sum lunch at press conference ahead of Chinese New Year more »

Feb 5, 2016 4:44 PM News 1 Comments

John Tory doesn't seem to get what a conflict of interest is

He promised to stay out of Rogers-related matters at Council. But using his position as mayor to write a letter to cabinet? Well, that's different. more »

Feb 5, 2016 10:04 AM City Hall 1 Comments


Gerald Hannon

Toronto’s stonewall

Thirty-five years after the police bathhouse raids that galvanized T.O.’s struggle for gay rights, the question remains: who gave the order? more »

Feb 3, 2016 7:07 PM News 1 Comments

Cops in harm reduction's way

Public health workers worry that police involvement in street-outreach pilot will discourage drug users from accessing life-saving services more »

Feb 3, 2016 7:05 PM News 7 Comments


Bryan Dickie

Gangsta Fairy tale

Our cover story on racism in the T.O. music scene hits a nerve in Jane-Finch more »

Feb 3, 2016 7:01 PM News

Letters to the Editor: Saukrates takes on "genre-ism" in music

Plus: Forcillo verdict means more risk for cops. So? more »

Feb 3, 2016 6:57 PM Letters to the Editor

Community events roundup: Salute Bowie and help a hospice; become an urban beekeeper

Plus: Are black youth a threatened species? more »

Feb 3, 2016 2:55 PM News



Where to find support during the Jian Ghomeshi trial

Daily media coverage and constant social media updates can be triggering for survivors of sexual violence. Here’s where to get help more »

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