Chris Rattan

The personal was political this year, a theme reflected in NOW music critics' collaborative list of top releases more

Dec 12, 2017 1:20 PM , , , Features

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The second annual Ice Breakers competition will transform Toronto's Waterfront with interactive installations from international artists more

Dec 5, 2017 11:36 AM Art

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Five community organizers offer insight on how Canada’s largest school board should address safety and inclusion for its most marginalized students more

Nov 27, 2017 4:45 PM News 2 Comments

The Margin of Eras Gallery resists the colonial elitism of Toronto's established art institutions more

Nov 23, 2017 7:00 AM Art

The event connects big companies like Apple, Indigo/Chapters and TD Bank with trans and gender non-conforming jobseekers more

Nov 17, 2017 4:34 PM News 1 Comments

The Internet frontwoman stands out as a nonchalantly progressive figure in a generation of gender-non-conforming and queer artists more

Nov 17, 2017 11:53 AM Music


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But the question for us Black women is: do we still want it? more

Nov 11, 2017 6:00 AM Reviews


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There's renewed interest in the big-budget film film about gay and trans people long thought to be suppressed for its “brazen queerness” more

Nov 10, 2017 2:43 PM Education

The Dixon Hall Youth Centre will open in January 2019 more

Nov 9, 2017 1:59 PM Real Estate

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Cristy Becker

The word "thug" has come to signal a coded racial epithet more

Nov 6, 2017 6:00 AM Books


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Amy Lam and Jon McCurley's performance art piece highlighting the river's hidden history takes place over three Sundays in November more

Nov 3, 2017 6:30 AM Art

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The first major retrospective of the late Inuk artist's work runs through February at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection more

Nov 1, 2017 12:23 PM Art

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Keep your coins at nine city museums, including Fort York, Colborne Lodge and Mackenzie House more

Nov 1, 2017 6:00 AM Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog


Jonathan Goldsbie

Individual legal supports and services for the city’s most marginalized will mark a departure from its African Canadian Legal Clinic predecessor more

Oct 20, 2017 5:27 PM News


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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Chris Rattan

Rexdale consultation into School Resource Officer Program hears of increases in arrests of students and newcomers being turned over to immigration officials more

Oct 5, 2017 3:41 PM News 3 Comments

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Anthony Gebrehiwot

Musician and NOW Body Issue alumna TiKA's Instagram shoot places full-figured bodies in the spotlight more

Oct 3, 2017 4:14 PM Lifestyle

The 10-day event takes over the abandoned East Harbour factory with exhibits, panels and workshops more

Sep 28, 2017 7:00 AM Art


Samuel Engelking

In anticipation of Nuit Blanche, we asked artists and curators how public art can better reflect the city’s overlapping social, political and historical realities more

Sep 27, 2017 7:00 PM Art

Planned Parenthood’s new campaign encourages straight and cisgender youth to stand up to homophobia, biphobia and transphobia more

Sep 26, 2017 9:35 PM Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog

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