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Rhianna Jackson-Kelso

Even without a permit, Toronto's 420 rally brought Ontario potheads and activists together one final time before marijuana legalization. We asked them what they really think of the Ontario Cannabis Store. more

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Yami Msosa, anti-violence educator and activist

Samuel Engelking

"Being honest with the trauma we’ve experienced is particularly hard for Black women, and it doesn’t really allow us to take care of ourselves." more

Love Your Body

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Michelle da Silva

Demonstration planned in response to "Toronto Nationalist Rally" demands repeal of Safe Third Country Agreement and brings to the fore issues of white allyship in combating racism more

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Manar Moursi

Sponsored feature: presented by Toronto Arts Foundation more

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Sponsored feature: presented by Toronto Arts Foundation more

Art

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Alan Pike

The advocate and poet attended every monthly homeless memorial at Trinity Square since 2000 more

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Wikimedia Commons: Vikramjit Kakati

Sponsored feature: presented by Penguin Random House Canada more

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Paul Salvatori

Demonstrators flocked to Queen's Park this weekend for the Global Marijuana March to demand more from the Liberal government more

Cannabis

New exec chef Joshna Maharaj at the Queen West hotel wants to redefine sustainability more

Food & Drink

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Photo by Jonathan Goldsbie

Former UC Berkeley prof George Lakoff on what you can do to help more

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Opening-night documentary draws some interesting connections between higher education and increased activism more

Film Fests & Special Screenings

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Tanja-Tiziana

Roses seem pointless after meeting couples like this more

Love and Sex

Washington March

Giorgio Lee

I was not a fan of all the slogans and chanting – and the pink "pussy hats" were complicated – but hopefully some radical seeds were planted in the minds of the young more

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Tanja-Tiziana

Women March On Washington - Toronto – where over 50,000 marched to support gender equality and human rights – was a major breakthrough more

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Tanja-Tiziana

The most important thing we did on Saturday was listen to each other. Let's keep that momentum going more

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Tanja-Tiziana

Peaceful political protest has long been recognized as a protected form of expression and assembly. more

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Fatin Chowdhury

Lawyers contend charges laid in the case and eventually dropped are part of growing trend of intimidation aimed at activists more

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"There are still so many people out there who believe they don't deserve to love themselves unless they look a certain way. I want to keep fighting for them and keep spreading the message of self-love." more

Love Your Body

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Courtesy of nicemangos.blogspot.com

From death threats to misguided media reports, there’s a long list of difficult challenges facing progressive activists of Muslim background in the west. more

Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog