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

Jan 3, 2018 4:33 PM Love Your Body


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

Oct 13, 2017 4:56 PM News 1 Comments

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Manar Moursi

Sponsored feature: presented by Toronto Arts Foundation more

Oct 4, 2017 10:41 AM Art

Sponsored feature: presented by Toronto Arts Foundation more

Sep 11, 2017 11:25 AM Art


Alan Pike

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

Aug 23, 2017 1:51 PM News 1 Comments

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Sponsored feature: presented by Penguin Random House Canada more

Jun 9, 2017 4:44 PM What to read NOW

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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

May 8, 2017 12:21 PM Cannabis

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

Mar 29, 2017 5:19 PM Food & Drink


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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 & 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 19 Comments


Zach Ruiter

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

Aug 31, 2016 6:00 PM News 6 Comments