Samantha Edwards


Samantha writes about a range of topics including politics, music, books, feminism and race issues. Even though she now lives in Brockton Village, she still considers herself a Parkdalian. When she’s not reporting, Samantha likes exploring new neighbourhoods on her bike, baking and watching way too much TV.


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From pipes to doob tubes, here are 10 smokin' hot pot gifts for the stoner on your list Read more


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The U of T student and lead coordinator of #FridaysForFuture in Toronto explains why climate and social justice can't be separated Read more



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Since launching the new pricing model in May, more than 100,000 people have signed up for the annual pass Read more

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In his photo exhibit, In The Pit: The Untold Stories of Toronto’s Dishwashers, photographer Sandro Pehar documented the conditions of the restaurant industry’s lowest paid workers Read more



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The comedy club will open multiple theatres at One York Street in late 2020 Read more


Ian Williams Giller Prize 2019

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The jury hailed the Vancouver author's Brampton-set debut novel as a poignant and hilarious exploration of race, class, gender and geography Read more


In a big victory for tenants, the new bylaw amendments will add thousands of units back to the Toronto rental market Read more

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From intriguing docs to poignant features, here, arranged by screening, are reviews of some festival highlights Read more

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At the Reel Asian Film Festival, the Japanese-Canadian author adds another dimension to the internment camp experience Read more

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FKA Twigs, Sleater-Kinney, Danny Brown, the brand new Eisbaer Festival and more live shows we can't wait to see this month Read more

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Paradise Theatre

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The newly restored Bloor West cinema will screen movies and host comedy and live music, including Jason Collett's Basement Revue Read more

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Writer/performer Holly Wyder shows off her huge range as a frazzled bartender taking orders from the front row Read more


Toronto Public Library Board Meeting October 2019

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The move follows a heated Toronto Public Library board meeting that attracted more than 120 people Read more


HBO dramedy gives Kathryn Hahn a juicy leading role as a middle-age empty nester with a MILF porn addiction Read more


Promise, Dudebox, TIFF, Dan Burke, Hotnuts, CATL, Do Right! Music, Silver Snail and Extinction Rebellion are getting spooky this year Read more

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Alicia Elliott, Carrianne Leung and Catherine Hernandez call on the TPL to cancel event featuring Meghan Murphy due to the writer's views on trans people Read more


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SiMalaya Alcampo's play, set during the Japanese occupation of the Philippines, touches on heavy subjects with moments of magic and levity Read more



Samuel Engelking

The Toronto breakout singer on millennial cowboys, fan tattoos and the similarities between drag queens and country stars Read more


From legitimately freaky séances to monster-filled mazes, these Toronto Halloween events are not for the faint of heart Read more


The network of green groups and a dozen city-wide partner organizations help people understand the environmental problems in their neighbourhood Read more


NOW freelancer Samantha Edwards discusses safety in the all-ages scene on CityNews! Read more

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