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After a year hosting ‘Question Period’ Evan Solomon now also has a radio show

Now that Solomon has been hosting Question Period for a little over a year, he’s branched off to add his own talk radio show to his resumé. The Evan Solomon Show, Bell Media’s first daily syndicated talk show, premiered Sept. 5 across the country on stations in Montreal, Ottawa and in Toronto on Newstalk 1010, as well as other markets.
October 10, 2017

Daily Planet: Should the environment trump the economy?

The Pan-Canadian Framework marks the first time Canada’s first ministers have endorsed a national plan to tackle climate change. It opens the door to a game-changing carbon price that will make reducing greenhouse gas emissions the smart, cost-saving choice for businesses and individuals.
October 10, 2017

How They Met: Bachelor Canada host on how he found love while travelling

October 10, 2017

Stintz on Midtown: Mayor Tory needs to bring ambitious ideas to Midtown park planning

The solution to more parkland in the area is to apply the same creativity to Midtown as the Rail Deck proposal applies to downtown. The former bus terminal at Yonge and Eglinton provides a creative solution to more parkland for Midtown.
October 10, 2017

Road to Legalization: Forget pot brownies and edibles

October 06, 2017

Thornhillers oppose new train schedule

Horns keep residents up from dawn until almost midnight: new group fights back
October 06, 2017

Mo Kenney promises rocker when she brings The Details to the Horseshoe Tavern

Award-winning musician Mo Kenney is in Toronto tonight at the venerable Horseshoe Tavern on the heels of her new album The Details, out Sept. 29
October 05, 2017

Toronto doctor teams up with Bernie Sanders to support universal healthcare

Dr. Danielle Martin has been a familiar face to residents of North Toronto for years, having worked out of Sunnybrook Health Centre between 2010 and 2017. Lately, she’s become known to many more, gaining international attention when she publicly defended Canada’s health-care system and threw her support behind Senator Bernie Sanders’ long-shot bid to implement a similar system in the United States last month.
October 05, 2017

Sewell on City Hall: Tax increases based on market value assessments could ruin main street

The tax rate is applied to the assessed value of a property to create the property taxes that must be paid, and that assessment is based on market value. With the rapid escalation in sale prices in the city — particularly in the Yonge Street corridor where the condominium market is hottest — market values of many properties have risen quite astronomically.
October 05, 2017

Beware, in the Don Valley, there be monsters

If you frequently walk or cycle through the Lower Don Trail at night, beware: you can now expect to find yourself face-to-face with a giant concrete monster. Monsters for Beauty, Permanence and Individuality, a collection of concrete gargoyles by artist Duane Linklater, is the first art installation in the new Don River Valley Park Art Program.
October 05, 2017

Fall Stage Guide: Groundbreaking choreographer Robert Binet brings the chaos to Fall Dance North

This month, his Children of Chaos is part of Fall Dance North, which has 10 companies presenting works over three nights from Oct. 4 to 6 at the Sony Centre.
October 04, 2017

Midtown merchants react to new minimum wage

October 04, 2017

Polaris Prize-winning Lido Pimienta performs at CAMINOS arts festival this weekend

Lido Pimienta is one of the performers at CAMINOS 2017 — a festival of new work by Pan-American, Indigenous and Latinx artists. It runs from Oct. 4 - 8 at the Aki Studio and Artscape Daniels Spectrum.
October 03, 2017

Fall Stage Guide: Dance like everyone is watching

The top contemporary dance works on tap for T.O. this fall.
October 03, 2017

The tallest building in Richmond Hill approved by OMB

The building, at 9218 Yonge St., in the Yonge and 16th Avenue Key Development Area, will be 29 storeys high, much higher than the town official planning policy 20-storey limit parameters. However, this approval did not pass without a fight from councillors and staff planners with the Town of Richmond Hill.
October 03, 2017

Lights: The Juno Award winner tells us about her fourth studio album

Canadian alt-pop princess Lights has been busy since the release of her last Juno Award–winning 2014 album Little Machines. In the last three years she’s been working on her first concept album and fourth studio album, Skin&Earth.
October 02, 2017

Mark Breslin’s guide to Toronto’s six best comedy shows this season

Looking for some big chuckles this fall? — check out these shows
October 02, 2017

Toronto Maple Leafs memorabilia bought by the Canadian Museum of History

Mike Wilson, also known as “the Ultimate Leafs Fan,” and his partner Debra Thuet, have been searching for the past four years for a new, permanent residence for their massive collection. After numerous discussions with realtors, auctioneers, the Hockey Hall of Fame, the Toronto Maple Leafs and a number of corporations, Wilson said he’s thrilled his collection’s new home will be a stone’s throw from Parliament Hill at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Que.
October 02, 2017

Kenneth Mitchell: From North York to the new ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ series

Be prepared to see a lot more of Kenneth Mitchell, only you might not recognize him with all the prosthetics and wardrobe covering him. As the Klingon leader Kol in the new Star Trek series, Star Trek: Discovery, Mitchell joins an all-star cast that includes Jason Isaacs, Michelle Yeoh, Doug Jones and Sonequa Martin-Green of The Walking Dead.
September 29, 2017

Iconic Videoflicks rental shop on Avenue Road rolls credits

Before the days of Netflix, residents near Avenue Road relied on their local video rental store to satisfy their need to binge watch the latest TV series or have a movie marathon. Videoflicks has met those needs for more than 35 years, with owners Joe Carlino and Steve Cohen at the helm since 2004.
September 29, 2017