Year in Review 2017

Some of the year's top series explored respectability politics, sexuality, code-switching, police brutality and bougie-ness more

Dec 30, 2017 11:22 AM Interviews & Features

Gord Downie Tragically Hip


From vanishing (and reappearing) venues to the Indigenous Next Wave, these are the most fascinating stories we've been following this year more

Dec 29, 2017 12:50 PM Features

Lido Pimienta at Venus Fest.


From winning the Polaris Prize to becoming a target for online harassment, the Colombian-Canadian artist tells us about her highs and lows of 2017 more

Dec 28, 2017 11:12 AM Features


Michael Watier

Here were the most popular articles on our website this year more

Dec 27, 2017 3:10 PM Life

The male romper, Ikea bags and The Handmaid's Tale were hot this year more

Dec 27, 2017 10:50 AM Life

The highs and lows in the CanLit scene were often one in the same this year more

Dec 26, 2017 6:00 AM Books


Natalia Manzocco

A fond farewell to some of the spots we lost more

Dec 22, 2017 1:39 PM Food


Meghan Tansey Whitton

Blaming Donald Trump for growing anti-Muslim sentiment ignores historic homegrown discrimination against the Muslim community in Canada more

Dec 21, 2017 4:29 PM News

Listen to a sprawling playlist of our favourite local tunes from the past year, from rising hip-hop and R&B stars to face-melting punk and metal more

Dec 21, 2017 1:58 PM Features

A look back at the people and events that made headlines in Toronto in 2017 more

Dec 21, 2017 1:11 PM News

Sure, a lot of big name acts breezed through town this year, but these locals proved yet again that we've got some of the funniest comics in North America more

Dec 21, 2017 1:01 PM Comedy

Agnès Varda, Terence Davies, Kogonada, the Safdie Brothers, Jordan Peele, Sophie Fiennes and Eliza Hittman made stand-out films this year more

Dec 21, 2017 5:30 AM Interviews & Features

The Florida Project, Phantom Thread and Get Out are the best pics of the year more

Dec 21, 2017 5:00 AM Interviews & Features


Sarah Rix

From the sweaty end of the Silver Dollar to an unprecedented gathering of Indigenous folk legends, these were the bucket list shows of the year more

Dec 20, 2017 6:08 PM , , , , , Features

In a year filled with great eats, these spots made the biggest splash more

Dec 20, 2017 5:48 PM Food

Get Out, Long Time Running and Certain Women top the list of the year's best more

Dec 20, 2017 4:59 PM Interviews & Features

Simplicity reigned supreme with low-booze (and no-booze) cocktails, natural drinks and classic beer more

Dec 20, 2017 4:36 PM Drinks

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Collection of the artist, courtesy of Katzman Contemporary

Against the backdrop of Canada 150 celebrations, the calendar was full of monumental shifts and episodes straight out of science fiction, writes Drew Hayden Taylor more

Dec 20, 2017 2:49 PM News



From a multitasking director to a fast-rising composer to a bunch of versatile actors, here are the stage artists who made us sit up and pay attention this year more

Dec 20, 2017 7:00 AM Theatre



After years of inaction, governments finally seem open to changes in prosecuting cases of HIV non-disclosure, but it’s not happening fast enough for those who end up behind bars more

Dec 19, 2017 8:10 AM News