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Paul Salvatori

Whether you're a supporter of the self-described free-speech crusader or not, we need to do better in how we disagree Read more

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Paul Salvatori

Unfortunately, many voters believe gun violence represents moral failure, the result of poor impulse control – it’s easy to see it that way because it means society doesn’t have to change Read more

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Twitter, Google, YouTube and Facebook are designed to feed you the content you want to see, no matter how disturbing – it’s almost a test to see how hardcore or squeamish you are. Read more

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Paul Salvatori

Hundreds touched by the deaths of friends and family members showed up at Queen's Park last Tuesday (April 16) as part of We Still Grieve: Toronto's National Day of Action on the overdose crisis. Read more

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Paul Salvatori

To the thousands at Saturday's Cuts Hurt Kids rally, the Ford government's sweeping changes to education amount to a declaration of war on teachers and kids Read more

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Christian Peña

Extremists experience “strength” in constructing an enemy whom they falsely perceive as a threat. It is a narrative in which they are the fictitious hero, the lone wolf fighting those who dare encroach on their culture, nation, civilization. Read more

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Paul Salvatori

This year's event was a strong reminder that women's rights are human rights but still not fully recognized worldwide Read more

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Paul Salvatori

The mayor announced on the weekend that the city will "spend what it takes" to fix potholes, but not homelessness – does he even care? On February 12, six more names of those who died in the street last month were added to Toronto's Homeless Memorial Read more

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Canadian seniors report feeling lonely and lacking meaningful relationships, but three Toronto seniors explain how they stave off the loneliness epidemic. Read more

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Paul Salvatori

Maybe Mayor John Tory needs to pay a visit to the encampments of homeless people living under the Gardiner to understand the unnecessary human suffering being caused by the housing crisis in our city Read more

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We’ve seen the potential tragic consequences of social media humiliation before in the case of 17-year-old Rehtaeh Parsons, who took her own life after being sexually assaulted and having images of it circulated online Read more

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Paul Salvatori

Toronto had been hit by something that looked like a terrorist attack and yet it didn’t take long for people to get on with their day Read more

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From people uncomfortably sprawled in sleeping bags – some agitated, many sick – to the threat of bodily harm, Toronto's respite centres for the homeless are overcrowded with human suffering Read more

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Paul Salvatori

Women Won't Forget marked the 28th anniversary of Montreal massacre – and all women who have died this year due to violence – at Philosopher's Walk on Wednesday December 6 Read more

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Paul Salvatori

Cleveland-based artist Loren Naji brought his Emoh sculpture to Toronto this weekend. Fittingly, he didn’t have a venue Read more

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Paul Salvatori

Newer faces among the usual anti-Muslim suspects hints at splintering of support among far-right groups, say anti-racism activists Read more

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The Ex claims to be a "showcase of the nation," but its music lineup is overwhelmingly white and male Read more

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Paul Salvatori

Demonstrators gathered outside the U.S. consulate on August 14 to protest violence associated with white nationalists Read more

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Paul Salvatori

The mayor's office has a rule for media about photographing the mayor in public: it should never be done while he's eating Read more

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Paul Salvatori

The 19th century rooming house at King and Strachan is nearing its final days to make way for a condo Read more

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