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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.


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.

NJT packing party

Saving Lives, One Tourist at a Time

October 28th 2014

October 28, 2014 Tourists travel to countries in need of supplies every day. Through the work of Avi D'Sousa, tourists have become a new channel for delivering supplies to those in need.

Emmanuel Jal

Former child soldier supports African youth with new album

October 6th 2014

October 7, 2014 Emmanuel Jal uses his music to convey a message of peace and reconciliation born out of his personal experiences.

Joyce, her husband Vince, & her Mom - Mother's Day 2006

Transformation through caregiving

October 2nd 2014

October 2, 2014 Joyce Singer-D’Aprile was unwittingly thrust into a situation she was not prepared for – decisions about appropriate care for an ailing parent. She shares her journey.

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