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Year in Review 2016

All the drama from this year's restaurant and bar scene more

Food

It’s not the books that were disappointing – it was what was happening on the scene more

Books

The Toronto journalist reshaped political discourse around the world. more

News

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Natalia Manzocco

Fast-casual and upscale, meaty and vegan, raucous and restrained — high tides raised all ships in Toronto's dining scene this year more

Food

They will be profoundly missed. more

News

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Tanja-Tiziana

Co-owner Tania Cyalume remembers her mom’s concerns when they first started up: “You are going to get arrested! What are you guys thinking?” more

News

If news of Nestlé’s water draining whipped up a frenzy of outrage on your Facebook feed this year, you can thank Mike Nagy. more

News

A lot of terrible things went down this year, so is it any wonder it was a good year for comedy? Here are some terrific shows that made us laugh even when we wanted to cry. more

Comedy

There are still nearly 2,000 refugees in Lifeline’s caseload waiting to be helped, and their refugees claims can’t be submitted to the government until they’re matched with sponsors. more

News

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Natalia Manzocco

When you eat for a living, it takes a lot for a dish to make an impression more

Food

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Photos: Tanja-Tiziana

Bar culture gets fresher – and more varied – every year. We've got mezcal, funky beers, neo-dives and contemporized cozy locals. Here are our picks for the year's top spots. more

Drinks

We surveyed artists, curators and our own writer to see which 2016 shows moved them most. Their answers reveal an immense range of artistic visions. more

Art

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Christopher Macsurak

Whew – 2016 has been capital-T trash, and I’m ready to grand-jeté into 2017. more

Life

Intimate films like Moonlight, Paterson and Cameraperson top my best-of list more

Interviews & Features

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Joseph Michael Photography

Salt-Water Moon, Hosanna and The Death Of A King top our list of the best Toronto shows more

, Theatre

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Dale Robinette

La La Land, Manchester By The Sea and Koneline: Our Land Beautiful top my list of the year's best films more

Interviews & Features

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Michael Watier

These folks made Toronto's film scene really solid more

Interviews & Features

Kranjc was charged with criminal mischief for giving water to pigs on their way to slaughter. The world took notice more

News

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Dale Robinette

La La Land, Moonlight and Arrival top my list. But why didn't critics and audiences take to The Nice Guys and Snowden? more

Interviews & Features

These hugely talented artists helped make the year a real class act more

Theatre