Shantal Otchere

Doug Ford’s plan to reduce the size of city council comes just when governance as diverse as the city’s populace seemed on the horizon Read more



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Local tattoo artists discuss why fears of inking darker skin tones need to fade away Read more


The late A Raisin In The Sun playwright and civil rights activist gets the biopic treatment in Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart Read more

Toronto International Film Festival 2018

We asked Drunk Feminist Films for their drunk feminist takes Read more



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There's growing support behind banning anti-choice protestors in public spaces, but there's a deeper discussion to be had Read more

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The growing spate of neo-Nazi and far-right activity around the world means it's important for Canadians to take a stand Read more

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Shantal Otchere

Inside Carnival Nationz mas camp warehouse on Dynamic Drive in Scarborough, dozens of volunteers painstakingly glue and stitch together themed costumes that will be worn at this weekend's grand parade Read more


A look back at how a one-time event produced as a tribute to Canada's growing West Indian diaspora grew into one of the largest cultural celebrations in the country Read more



Luis Mora

Ahead of his show at the Mod Club, the rising Toronto rapper talks about the west-end neighbourhood's impact on his life and music Read more



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Our education system seems no more prepared to support LGBTQ students of colour than the city is to understanding their existence Read more

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Cheol Joon Baek

If the celebration of the radical idea to accept and support the rights and existence of marginalized Canadians is not extended to queer Canadians of all intersections, then what celebration is there to be had? Read more

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The hip-hop-focused festival makes space for local acts not readily supported by the scene Read more


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Samuel Engelking

"We call ourselves 'art-ivists.' We make our art to inspire, empower and make a difference in our world." Read more


A free creative writing workshop series for sufferers of mental illness and addiction will be celebrating the launch of its new book, the Double World, this week. Read more


Timely series about the marginalized student body at an Ivy League school gives voice to the experience of being Black in 2017, but that voice isn’t shared equitably among all of its characters Read more

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R. Jeanette Martin

Committee representing Toronto's LGBTQ officers ask city councillors to reconsider funding Pride after police float ban. Read more

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This Earth Day, Toronto joins more than 400 cities around the world defending scientific research Read more

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Tamsyn Riddle is a co-organizer of Silence is Violence (SiV), a group led by survivors who want to change the way people and institutions respond to reports of sexual assault. Read more

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“I have issue when people are buying property or are taking out properties that used to be rentals and turning them into full-time Airbnb [units],” says Councillor Ana Bailão. Read more

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