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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

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

Fall Stage Guide: Dance like everyone is watching

The top contemporary dance works on tap for T.O. this fall.
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

Police look to reunite stolen Midtown goods with rightful owners

Two male suspects have been arrested in connection to two breaking-and-enterings in the Midtown area. The Toronto Police Service (TPS) seeks to reunite recovered stolen property with owners.
September 29, 2017

Toronto’s fab fall theatre guide

September 28, 2017

The exit interview: Jennifer Keesmaat

A Q&A with the outgoing chief planner for the City of Toronto Jennifer Keesmaat
September 28, 2017

Director Guillermo Del Toro and the AGO team up for wonderfully creepy exhibit At Home With Monsters

At Home With Monsters runs until Jan. 7, and the AGO has preparing a thoroughly eerie lineup of programming to complement the spooky show, including a number of film screenings both in the gallery and as part of the Nightmare on Dundas Street Movie Nights at Jackman Hall.
September 28, 2017

Who ya gonna call?

The Royal Conservatory of Music kicks off its 2017–18 season with a special gala presentation at Koerner Hall featuring the one-and-only Bill Murray.
September 27, 2017

Grant van Gameren celebrates one year at Harry's with Parkdale Food Bank fundraiser

On Oct. 5, from noon until 4 p.m., Harry's Char Broiled restaurant will give away its Plain Jane burgers to hungry customers, who will be asked to make a donation to the Parkdale Community Food Bank in exchange.
September 27, 2017

Sewell on City Hall: 80 police officers costs $12 million?

The problem is featherbedding, the term often used to describe when an organization has too many staff and not doing enough work. One problem is the requirement in the collective agreement that requires Toronto to place two officers in every patrol car after dark. It is an extraordinary waste of resources, particularly since there is so little for police officers to do in the early morning hours.
September 26, 2017

How They Met: Paul Sun-Hyung Lee of Kim’s Convenience chats marriage and more with his wife Anna

Canada’s favourite Korean family is back for season two of Kim’s Convenience, starting on Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 9 p.m. on CBC. In anticipation, we chatted with Mr. Kim himself, otherwise known as actor Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, and his real-life wife, Anna, about how they met and fell in love.
September 26, 2017

Prepping your kids for the new events added to the 2020 Olympics

The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo are bringing a quintet of new or revisited sports to the competition, so why not get your kids participating in these fun and exciting sports? Maybe your child could represent Canada in a future Games!
September 26, 2017

Steven Sabados on how to nail the statement lighting trend in any room of your home

A fixture should always supply your space with the amount of light needed. My call is for mandatory dimmer switches for all fixtures. Too much light can feel like dining in an overly bright tanning bed; too little light makes carving the turkey impossible. The solution is a dimmer switch, so you can adjust the light accordingly.
September 25, 2017

Eat this Minute: ‘The Pile’ at Parkdale’s Tennessee Tavern

This quirky new Grant van Gameren haunt offers up a smorgasbord of eastern European fare.
September 25, 2017