Year in Review 2017

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

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


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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 Read more

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


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


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



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A fond farewell to some of the spots we lost Read more

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

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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 Read more

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


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 Read more

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

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

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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 Read more

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

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

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


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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 Read more

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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 Read more

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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 Read more