In Memoriam

Chopra was a hero of the non-GMO movement, best remembered for leading the resistance to government and industry pressure from agro-chemical giant Monsanto to approve bovine growth hormone in Canada more

Jan 14, 2018 9:09 AM News 13 Comments

From Sloan to SARSstock, a look back at the undeniable influence, virtuosity and ferocity of one of rock's true saviours more

Nov 19, 2017 3:13 PM Music

The rising 21-year-old "emo trap" musician represented hip-hop’s malleability as a template for creative exploration more

Nov 17, 2017 5:11 PM Music

Gord Downie Tragically Hip


The Tragically Hip singer, poet and advocate has passed away at age 53 more

Oct 18, 2017 12:12 PM Features

Tom Petty

Sam Jones

The Heartbreakers singer transcended genres and trends and never lost his effortless cool more

Oct 3, 2017 9:02 AM Music

Charles Bradley

Matt Williams

The Screaming Eagle of Soul has passed away at age 68, but his unwavering message of love and positivity will live on more

Sep 24, 2017 1:50 PM Music


Heather Meeks

The entrepreneur and activist helmed the store over three decades and had a fierce commitment to social justice more

Sep 18, 2017 2:15 PM Books

Grant Hart Hüsker Dü

Numero Group

The punk singer/drummer's legacy is untouchable, including a handful of legendary Toronto shows more

Sep 17, 2017 3:10 PM Music

Curbside Cycle founder got his start in a tent of dubious legal status beside what was then the Brunswick House more

Sep 14, 2017 12:54 PM News


Flickr/Staff Bi News+Views

American author’s daring take on sex and politics was a major inspiration for feminism’s second wave more

Sep 8, 2017 1:29 PM Books


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

The beloved English star holds the record for the most James Bond movies, but there was more to him than 007 more

May 23, 2017 11:59 AM Interviews and features


Don Pyle

"He was significant, being involved in the band that I think was the premiere punk rock band in Canada,” says Don Pyle. “He was also so generous in supporting other artists." more

May 16, 2017 1:55 PM Music

Since Friday, when we shared the terrible news that our beloved senior theatre writer had died, we've been flooded with tributes, memories and love in honour of Jon Kaplan. Thank you, Toronto. more

May 1, 2017 3:02 PM Stage


Michael Watier

The Oscar-winning filmmaker leaves a broad, weird legacy more

Apr 26, 2017 12:27 PM Interviews and features

Daring actor was like quicksilver – ever-changing and brightly fluid more

Mar 24, 2017 2:45 PM Theatre


Chuck Zlotnick

Veteran character actor's death at 61 came as a shock on Oscar morning more

Feb 26, 2017 4:11 PM Interviews and features

Friends from high school texted me, saying I was the first person that came to mind when they heard the news more

Jan 3, 2017 2:12 PM Music 3 Comments

Her appearances in the Star Wars movies made her an icon to generations of kids, but her greatest accomplishments happened in the real world more

Dec 27, 2016 6:01 PM Interviews and features 2 Comments

They will be profoundly missed. more

Dec 21, 2016 7:19 PM News 2 Comments

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