Feature Articles


Pan Am Games’ Aboriginal Pavilion gives local artists the stage

July 15th 2015

July 15, 2015 Performer Ruben Esguerra combines hip-hop and ancestral music to create New Traditons as a form in which to share his message.

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Modern storyteller becomes YMCA Woman of Distinction

June 21st 2015

June 21, 2015 D’bi Young Anitafrika's ground-breaking approach to exploring the arts as a tool for social change is positively influencing new outlooks in Toronto, one person at a time.

Tony Austin

Tough love

April 17th 2015

April 17, 2015 Using his military-style approach, this former marine provides diverse, high-risk youth with unconditional support and encouragement to feel and be successful.

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Toronto educators go digital and win

March 29th 2015

March 29, 2015 Toronto’s James Rice and Jamie Matechuk come home from New York City with a 2015 Digital Book Award, leading the way for ground-breaking paperless schools.

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.


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.


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!

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