Speakers as diverse as historian Charlotte Gray, sex columnist and activist Dan Savage, Emmy-award winning-actress Tatiana Maslany, and musician Tanya Tagaq will participate in the Curious Minds Weekend at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema from March 3 to 5.
March 5th, 2017 · Comments Off on CHATTER (FEBRUARY 2017): A diversity of curiosity
March 5th, 2017 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL (FEBRUARY 2017): Clement’s petulance diminishes parliament
Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition is contributing little of use to the debate over how best to deal with the hundreds of refugees walking across the Canada-US border through fields and forests. Thanks to Donald Trump’s barrage of rashly conceived executive orders, immigrants to the United States seeking to stay there have become increasingly nervous that they will be deported without due process and are understandably seeking sanctuary in Canada. In Quebec alone, there was a 250 per cent increase in illegal crossings in January.
March 5th, 2017 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL CARTOON (FEBRUARY 2017): A second chance! by Brett Lamb 2037
More how nice!
EDITORIAL CARTOON (JANUARY 2017): Not really! It’s actually nice! by Stumpy the Subway
The stages of voting reform! by Joe Proportion (December 2016)
Previously rejected police car designs! by Designed Without Public Consultation (November 2016)
The sincerest form of flattery! by Dow Indepols (October 2016)
March 5th, 2017 · Comments Off on FORUM (FEBRUARY 2016): Tolls, taxes, and Toronto
Canadian cities receive only 10 cents for each tax dollar they pay
By Mike Layton
With all the talk about tolls and taxes, I feel I need to admit something: I don’t mind paying taxes.
March 5th, 2017 · Comments Off on NEIGHBOURHOOD PROFILE (FEBRUARY 2017): Still a neighbourhood staple
Owner Katalin Koltai reveals enduring appeal of Country Style
By Clarrie Feinstein
March 5th, 2017 · Comments Off on BLACK HISTORY MONTH (FEBRUARY 2017): A long history of activism
Grizzle tried to change system from within
By Paul Lawrie
FROM THE ARCHIVES: In honour of Black History Month, we reprint the following article, which was originally published in our February 2003 edition. Stanley G. Grizzle was one of “Blackhurst’s” many early heroes, and we profiled him twice in these pages. He was also featured in a November piece on local war veterans, which is available on our website. Stanley G. Grizzle, who lived to his 98th year, passed away last November, one day after Remembrance Day.
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March 5th, 2017 · Comments Off on FROM THE ARCHIVES: A time of loss, horror and excitement
Three Annex veterans recall war service
By Annemarie Brissenden
Georgette Caldwell remembers the exact moment she decided to join the Women’s Royal Naval Service. It came after the first firebombing of London. Walking along the churchyard of St. Paul’s Cathedral, “you could smell the wood burning, and the cobblestones underneath my feet were still steaming.”
March 5th, 2017 · Comments Off on BLACK HISTORY MONTH (FEBRUARY 2017): Moving to the centre
Crossing Bathurst Street with A Different Booklist
March 5th, 2017 · Comments Off on ARTS (FEBRUARY 2017): Celebrate love and family
A wealth of activities for kids of all ages
By Heather Kelly
February is a month of celebrating love and making time with family members.
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January 23rd, 2017 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER (JANUARY 2017): Putting the city’s laneways to work
NEWS (JANUARY 2017): Laneway living