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

Mar 29, 2017 5:19 PM Food & Drink


Photo by Jonathan Goldsbie

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

Mar 8, 2017 4:54 PM News 2 Comments

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

Feb 14, 2017 2:31 PM Film fests and special screenings



Roses seem pointless after meeting couples like this more

Feb 9, 2017 9:00 AM 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

Jan 25, 2017 5:36 PM News



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

Jan 23, 2017 3:27 PM News 1 Comments



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

Jan 23, 2017 11:48 AM News 2 Comments



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

Jan 23, 2017 11:00 AM News


Fatin Chowdhury

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

Jan 18, 2017 6:34 PM News

"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

Jan 4, 2017 5:00 PM Love Your Body


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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

Oct 25, 2016 6:00 AM Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog 18 Comments


Zach Ruiter

Five takeaways from the trial of animal rights activist Anita Krajnc more

Aug 31, 2016 6:00 PM News 6 Comments

Activist Anita Krajnc’s weekly vigils at Toronto-area slaughterhouses have inspired an international movement to save animals more

Aug 10, 2016 8:08 PM News 3 Comments


Ethan Eisenberg

From Mad Pride Week to activist panels on precarious work and climate change, here's how to start changing the world more

Jul 12, 2016 12:09 PM News

The Spur Festival of politics, art and ideas features fascinating conversations designed to promote activism more

Mar 29, 2016 4:50 PM Art & Books


Rebecca Tisdelle

From protesting African trophy hunting to learning more about digital activism, here's how to get involved in making a difference this week more

Mar 7, 2016 3:49 PM Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog



"Looking at yourself and questioning whether you’re racist is a heavy thing to deal with. But there’s no easy way to get to any new consciousness and open-mindedness." more

Jan 27, 2016 7:32 PM Music 3 Comments

Five contradictions in the leaked RCMP report alleging a vast conspiracy by a well-financed “anti-Canadian petroleum movement” to kill the oil and gas industry more

Feb 26, 2015 9:28 AM News

The real threat to oil and gas industry is not the so-called “anti-petroleum movement,” but growing public support for Indigenous land defence across the country more

Feb 20, 2015 1:44 PM News 14 Comments

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