Feature Articles

Preparing for Kindess Week

Creating a kindness revolution through students

February 24th 2015

February 24, 2015 Last year Modya Silver embarked on his goal to improve the lives of thousands of people by mobilizing hundreds of school children to commit good deeds. Now Kindness Week will take place for the second time in Toronto. Grade 10 student Lexy LaPolla engages Modya in a question and answer session about his endeavour.

Ophira

Doctor’s caring knows no borders

January 22nd 2015

January 23, 2015 Dr. Ophira Ginsburg, a medical oncologist by profession, has made it her personal mission to challenge the cancerous belief that the world cannot be changed.

Jody

Helping those in need stay warm on the streets

January 6th 2015

January 7, 2015 As Toronto bundles up for another cold winter, the necessity to provide warmth to those without shelter becomes increasingly critical. That’s why entrepreneur Jody Steinhauer is working hard to ensure that people on the streets are not left in the cold.

Made In Toronto Gifts

Made in Toronto Holiday Gift Guide

December 12th 2014

This holiday season, give gifts from closer to home. Our managing editor, Sophie Tolias, has selected 24 must-have gifts, all made in the city you love. There’s something for family, friends, children, pets and even those hard-to-shop-for people—like the beauty buff, the foodie and the art collector. So go ahead, shop your entire list local!

Milos Paprica

Sweetening up your day, one cookie at a time

December 11th 2014

December 11, 2014 It all started with the lack of gift giving during his Christmas holidays that lead baking enthusiast Milos Paprica to become Toronto’s Instagram monthly cookie giveaway champion.

Yusuf Hirji

A humble hero making a huge difference

December 8th 2014

December 8, 2014 Yusuf Hirji, an 18-year old from Pickering, has survived more obstacles than most of us are given in a lifetime. And he’s done it all with a smile on his face.

David Wen Meeting Ron Joyce -

Time is money

November 21st 2014

November 21, 2014 How much would you give to meet the cofounder of Tim Horton’s? David Wen spent about 100 volunteer hours to do so and then made sure others could do the same.

Anya

Living life in the silent world of the deaf

November 3rd 2014

November 3, 2014 Anya Karir, a 21-year-old deaf woman, leads Hearing the Deaf, giving participants an experience of what it’s like to be deaf and living in a hearing-centric world.

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