This week in NOW

United Skates, Bisbee '17, Red Roll Red and Of Fathers And Sons have been making waves at Sundance and other film fests ahead their Toronto premieres more

Interviews & Features

As weed goes corporate, so might its relationship with musicians and artists. How Canadian pot regulations, marketing laws and criminalization of people of colour will affect music and cannabis. more



Samuel Engelking

There's lots new packaging guidelines for cannabis products won't tell you, including the fact licensed producers are allowed to use 21 Health Canada-approved pesticides on their crops to mitigate infestations more



Marley Rushton

In a recent poll commissioned by the Ontario Cannabis Consumer Retail Alliance, Mainstreet Research found that a majority of voters in Ontario’s top 15 swing ridings consider cannabis a factor in their vote. more



Natalia Manzocco

Kensington Market cafe wants to introduce you to the wiggly Japanese treat, a close cousin of the Uncle Tetsu-style cheesecake more



Paul Lachine

As more people pay big money to live in small units, condo boards are increasingly requiring residents to hire security if they want to party in the party room more

Real Estate


Jora Frantzis

The New York rapper is repping the 6ix in SoCal with high-contrast backing visuals created by director Sammy Rawal more


From in-store shows to pop-up radio broadcasts to brewery parties, these five events will give you something to do once all the exclusive vinyl has sold out. It's the five best events of Record Store Day in Toronto. more


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Stacy Lee

In light of the exchange between Jully Black and Jeanne Beker during Canada Reads, we found 12 books, including Robyn Maynard's Policing Black Lives, that tell an alternative narrative to Canada's colonial history. more


I’m drawn to listen to stories from the other side. If I don’t hear them, I can’t understand them. And my goal is to understand. You. Me. Them. more


From Donald Trump and the alt-right movement to police brutality and cyber-bullying, these much-anticipated films promise to examine hot-button more

Interviews & Features

The just-released movie, adapted from the late Richard Wagamese's acclaimed novel about a hockey player who survived Canada's residential school system, highlights problems about who gets to tell stories in this country more

Interviews & Features


Michael Watier

Ford was forced to distance himself this week from past anti-Muslim tweets and social media posts made by leadership ally Tanya Granic Allen comparing women who wear burkas to bank robbers more


Arshad Khan's deeply personal film – complete with lots of home movie footage, animation and Bollywood clips – is a fascinating look at navigating various cultures more



Samuel Engelking

As #MeToo shines a spotlight on toxic masculinity, do I have to throw out my record collection? more


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Natalia Manzocco

Kensington Market's favourite bucher shop expands to Gerrard and Coxwell more


Where to buy eco friendly, ethical, budget friendly and Toronto-made spring jackets (including one that's Meghan Markle-approved) more


It’s better than the 1998 feature film and the silly 60s series, but this new version has some navigational issues, especially around flashbacks more

TV & Streaming

The Meadoway will stretch from the Don River ravine in downtown Toronto to the Rouge National Urban Park.

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority

The 16-kilometer linear park will be completed over the next seven years and has a proposed budget of $85 million. more


People are urging Yuk Yuk's Toronto to cancel a comedy show called White Guys Matter hosted by Aaron Berg that promises only white male comedians and jokes about race, religion and sexism more

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