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Coasters Can Help Put Consent Culture on the Table, But We Need to Hold Venues Accountable

8 minutes agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Aisle 4's coaster project is a step forward in the conversation about how bars and restaurants can do something about gender-based sexual assault In my six years of bartending, no one ever told me about a protocol if I thought a guest was being harassed. Show More Summary

Duly Quoted: TCHC CEO Greg Spearn, on the Social Housing Crisis in Toronto

1 hour agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

“We’ll be at a pace of closing about one unit per day…We’ve been able to raise enough money to complete our capital repairs program for 2017. But we are out of repair dollars at the end of 2017 without support from somewhere.” —TCHCShow More Summary

What to Check Out in Toronto, January 16–22: Born Ruffians, Comedy on College, Women’s March on Washington: Toronto

19 hours agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

This week, learn more about media relations, cycling infrastructure, and xenophobia. Urban Planner is your weekly curated guide to what’s on in Toronto—things that are local, affordable, and exceptional. Monday, January 16 FollowingShow More Summary

Photoist: 200 Wellesley Street East

23 hours agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

200 Wellesley Street East by Lori Whelan. Photoist is a periodic photo series, featuring the best from the Torontoist Flickr Pool. The post Photoist: 200 Wellesley Street East appeared first on Torontoist.

Poll Position: John Tory Enjoys Middle of the Road Approval Ratings

A new poll puts Tory at a 55 per cent approval rating. “Do you approve or disapprove of the way John Tory is handling his job as mayor?” Approve: 55% Disapprove: 36% Other/Don’t Know: 9% Poll taken: January 3–4, 2017 Sample size: 603...Show More Summary

Historicist: The Toronto School of Medicine

3 days agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Rival medical schools struggle to serve Toronto students. Dr. John Rolph arrived in York in 1831 with an impressive resumé. Having first earned medical and law degrees in England, he had spent 10 years in what is now southern Ontario,...Show More Summary

How Toronto Is Dealing With Its Waterfront Pollution

3 days agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

David Clark has been living in Toronto since 1985. He fishes along Toronto’s harbour and the city’s parks every week all year with a few of his friends. Not every part of the experience is pleasant. “We’re constantly hooking wet wipes...Show More Summary

6 Sites That Will Ship Beer Anywhere in Ontario

4 days agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

It's cold, so get your beer delivered right to your door instead of going out. Home delivery beer isn’t exactly a new service. In recent memory there’s often been a kind of localized version of it, with Beau’s Brewing and Brew Donkey doing deliveries within the Ottawa region and new brewery County Road Beer Co. Show More Summary

Photoist: A Lonely Streetcar

4 days agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

streetcar The post Photoist: A Lonely Streetcar appeared first on Torontoist.

A Foreign Homebuyer Tax is Just One Option for Tackling Toronto’s Rising Home Prices

4 days agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Councillor Jim Karygiannis thinks a foreign buyer tax could be a solution to Toronto's rising housing prices. Councillor Jim Karygiannis (Ward 39, Scarborough-Agincourt) has reiterated his support for taxing foreign homebuyers on properties they buy in the GTA. Show More Summary

Celebrating Jamie Bradburn’s 10 Years With Torontoist

4 days agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Ten years ago today, Torontoist was proud to publish Jamie Bradburn’s first article with the publication. Since then, he has contributed 933 articles, been nominated for numerous awards, and earned recognition at the National Magazine Awards and Heritage Toronto Awards. Show More Summary

Duly Quoted: CUPE 416 on Outsourcing Garbage

4 days agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

“The best option is to keep it in public hands—we don’t want to start selling off public services or public assets. This is ours. This is what we work for in Toronto.” —Matt Figliano, Vice-President of CUPE 416, argues for keeping waste collection east of Yonge Street in public hands. Show More Summary

This Installation Evokes Togetherness for World AIDS Day

4 days agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Ness Lee's billboard-sized illustration takes on the meaning of feeling comfortable in your own skin. BY: Ness Lee INSTALLATION: Dec. 1, 2016. LOCATION: King and Spadina Body positivity takes on a heightened meaning in the hands of artist Ness Lee. Show More Summary

Photoist: Snowy St. Lawrence

5 days agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Snowy St. Lawrence by elsquirrel. Photoist is a periodic photo series, featuring the best from the Torontoist Flickr Pool. The post Photoist: Snowy St. Lawrence appeared first on Torontoist.

Collecting Data on Toronto’s Homeless Deaths is Long Overdue

5 days agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

It's also about time that we address the City's accompanying housing challenges. The City of Toronto will track homeless deaths for the first time, following decades of recommendations and work by local activists. The City does not currently collect information on homeless deaths. Show More Summary

Toronto’s Dying Well Collective Wants to Break the Stigma of Talking About Death

5 days agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Talking about dying can seem scary, but a Toronto group wants to change that. In Canada, efforts to break the stigma around childbirth and sexual health have led to more open conversations about once-taboo topics. The same can’t yet be said about dying and end-of-life care. Show More Summary

Duly Quoted: If Only Every Toronto Budget Policy Had A Celebrity Champion

6 days agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

“Quick, tell Tory that Andre DeGrasse hates the Scarborough subway extension & Kyle Lowry believes in higher property taxes!” —Twitter user Kris Borg-Olivier reacts to John Tory’s tweet that he instructed Budget Chief Gary Crawford (Ward...Show More Summary

Penny Oleksiak Tweets Opposition to Budget Cuts that Could Close Toronto Pools

6 days agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Can City Council say no to Canada's favourite Olympian? It’s important to teach kids how to swim.. It saves lives and is a good physical activity #TOpoli#saveSHpool#ToBudget Good luck to Duke???????? — Penny Oleksiak (@OleksiakPenny) January 10, 2017 The Toronto Public Library has Margaret Atwood. Show More Summary

Photoist: Harbourfront Ice and Condo

6 days agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Harborourfront Ice and Condo The post Photoist: Harbourfront Ice and Condo appeared first on Torontoist.

How Toronto’s Papers Covered Trudeau’s Cabinet Shuffle and Meryl Streep’s Speech

6 days agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

The Toronto Sun is livid about Streep's Golden Globes remarks, and it shows. In Front Page Challenge, Torontoist analyzes the best and worst of Toronto’s major dailies. With the inauguration of U.S. president-elect Donald Trump lessShow More Summary

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