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Ontario has had its populist moment and has had enough as Ford finds himself plummeting in public opinion polls Read more

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Kat Marcinowski

LGBTQ characters are increasingly becoming the stars of a new crop of shows, so it’s no wonder the Inside Out Film Festival has added TV to its lineup and partnered with Netflix Read more

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In Netflix's Always Be My Maybe, Ali Wong and Randall Park give Asian-Americans a movie we can relate to, which Crazy Rich Asians failed to do. Read more


They're not an obvious choice for civic celebration, but to the artists playing the Pillars Picnic the concrete monoliths' disappearance represents how we treat our concrete heritage. Read more


Movie sequel to David Milch’s groundbreaking HBO series bravely confronts the fact that time is merciless Read more



Nastia Cloutier-Ignatiev

Plus: upcoming Toronto concerts from Carly Rae Jepsen, Lucy Dacus and Devendra Banhart, Hollerado adds another farewell show, and more acts announced for NXNE. Read more


Christie Pits Film Festival

Cheol Joon Baek

Sail-In Cinema may have called it quits, but there are plenty of other spots to spend an evening with a blanket, some popcorn and a free movie Read more

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From a best new play shortlist that consists of all women to a case where a multi-nominated show directed itself, here are some things the Dora jurors got right... and wrong Read more


Mobile Good Food Market bus launch

Laura Berman

United Way report highlights accessibility to healthy food is becoming more difficult for racialized folks Read more


The landlord of 795 College, the former home to a community of artists, plead guilty to three violations under the Residential Tenancies Act Read more


Tales Of The City Netflix

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NOW critics pick the best movies and TV shows coming to the streaming service this month Read more

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Natalia Manzocco

Bar Reyna's sister spot has a lush tropical ceiling and a new menu of Mediterranean lunch and dinner eats. Read more


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American critic Wesley Morris suggested a thirst for long-overdue representation is leading critics to conflate identity with quality. And the industry is fine with that Read more

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Natalia Manzocco

A laundromat coffee shop, a legal cafe, a tattoo parlour espresso bar, and many, many more unusual places to caffeinate around the city Read more

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Mike Carter

You won’t hear it from this government, but Ontario is richer than ever – so where's all the money? Read more

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For over 30 years, as a host on Edge 102.1 and Indie88 and with his Nu Music Nites at the Horseshoe, Dave Bookman, aka Bookie, has been crucial for discovering new music in Toronto. Read more



Craig Wetherby

NXNE has announced a wave of new artists for its free Yonge-Dundas Square Festival Village area, including Killy, Greys, Snotty Nose Rez Kids, Walrus and more. Read more


Unnecessary film is too long, too busy and features a weird, problematic Will Smith performance Read more


School Girls; Or The African Mean Girls Play, 2019

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The Brothers Size, Old Stock, School Girls and Dear Evan Hansen lead the pack in critics' roundup of the year's finest shows Read more


A Club Called Rhonda

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Taking place over four days concurrent to mainstream Pride, the indie fest promises underground vibes and zero corporate funding Read more

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