Michelle da Silva

Toronto Police try to convince us marijuana dispensaries are dangerous

Police Chief Saunders and city reps showcased a multitude of cannabis products at today's Project Claudia press conference, but they weren't able to demonstrate any harm that they've caused

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Before Thursday's police raids, the city was working on regs to license pot dispensaries, so what gives? The answer: follow the money. more »

May 29, 2016 11:09 AM City Hall

Name someone from Toronto's LGBTQ community who has inspired or empowered you over the last 12 months. They could appear in NOW's Pride issue! more »

May 27, 2016 4:53 PM Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog


Michael Hollett

"We have a large number of competing priorities" more »

May 26, 2016 6:24 PM Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog

The manager of a Toronto medical marijuana shop recounts how 15 police officers “barged in” to confiscate cannabis more »

May 26, 2016 4:55 PM News 2 Comments



Shared resource hubs are the go-to spots for getting hold of all kinds of things you don't need to own, like tools and kitchen gadgets more »

May 25, 2016 7:09 PM News 2 Comments

Trading zones are trying to find creative ways of dealing with their security issues more »

May 25, 2016 7:07 PM News

You can barter, borrow and share in a new economy that's inspiring innovators and kissing cash and credit cards goodbye more »

May 25, 2016 7:00 PM News

Two homegrown groups are finding new ways to connect surplus food with hungry mouths more »

May 25, 2016 6:30 PM News

From kitchen stuff to tools, there are a lot of things you can get in this town for zero dollars more »

May 25, 2016 6:05 PM News


Chris Hampton

Lounge owners weighing their legal options against city say ban on Middle Eastern pastime amounts to cultural discrimination more »

May 25, 2016 6:02 PM News

Sentencing of Toronto cop convicted of attempted murder in Sammy Yatim shooting may be headed to the Supreme Court  more »

May 25, 2016 12:00 AM News

Enviro groups say federal approval of world's first GMO fish without public consultations or assessment of the environmental effects, failed to meet requirements of the Environmental Protection Act more »

May 24, 2016 7:56 AM Ecoholic


R. Jeanette Martin

Just when you thought it was safe to spark up, the courts continue to waste time and money persecuting people for marijuana related offenses. Meanwhile, Mayor John Tory has declared a crackdown on pot dispensaries. Welcome to the new war on drugs. more »

May 22, 2016 10:44 AM Features 2 Comments


Doors Open Toronto

Mural tours, literary readings in a courtroom and a behind-the-scenes look at Honest Ed’s are some of the most interesting free events this year more »

May 20, 2016 7:00 AM News


Elena Gritzan

Sponsored feature: presented by Woofstock more »

May 19, 2016 11:13 AM Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog

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