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Christian Weber

Mac Miller has died at the age of 26 of an apparent overdose, cutting his promising career frustratingly short. more

Music

Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, crossed over audiences while always staying true to her musical vision and her politics. more

Music

The Toronto hip-hop producer, a member of influential production trio Da Grassroots, died last month at age 47 more

Features

Famous for playing Lois Lane in four Superman movies, the Canadian actor had far more on her resume than a single character more

Interviews & Features

One of the most prolific and uncompromising artists in pop history, Smith wasn't for everyone, but those who loved him wore it on their sleeves – including many bands in Toronto more

Features

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

News

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

Music

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

Music

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Tanja-Tiziana

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

Features

Tom Petty

Sam Jones

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

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

Music

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Heather Meeks

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

Books

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Numero Group

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

Music

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

News

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Flickr/Staff Bi News+Views

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

Books

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Alan Pike

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

News

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

Interviews & Features

Viletones

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

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

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Michael Watier

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

Interviews & Features