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Torontoist Plays Favourites At The 2016 Toronto Fringe Festival

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

We've seen a third of the Toronto Fringe Festival's nearly 150 shows. Here's what we loved so far. This year’s Toronto Fringe Festival may have been somewhat overshadowed so far by Pride and Canada Day celebrations, but word of mouth has steadily grown, and some shows are already selling out. Show More Summary

How Typography Makes Toronto More Accessible

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

The city signs you see are intentionally designed to make your life easier. Kevin Guan never struggled to get around Toronto. The 22-year-old was born with deuteranopia (red-green colour blindness), but it didn’t create many obstacles...Show More Summary

Heat Warning May Make Trains Run Slow, Millennials Live at Home Because They Can’t Afford to Leave, and Throwing Flaming Bags

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss. Environment Canada has issued a heat warning that includes Toronto, Hamilton and the Niagara region. While people will fumble aroundShow More Summary

Join Torontoist‘s Copy Editing Team

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Do you hate comma splices? Do you love clear and concise copy? Then you should consider joining the Torontoist copy editing team. Copy editors are core members of the Torontoist team who review each article before publication. They send...Show More Summary

How Toronto’s Papers Covered The Fallout From The Pride Parade Protests

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

In Front Page Challenge, Torontoist analyzes the best and worst of Toronto’s major dailies. Today’s Front Page Challenge is all about the repercussions of the protest at last Sunday’s Pride Parade, with Black Lives Matter Toronto shutting...Show More Summary

Why National Post Columnist Kelly McParland Fears Electoral Reform (And Australia)

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Columnists love the status quo, even when the facts don't add up. If there is one overriding bias among the ranks of Toronto’s pundit core, it is to always swerve towards the status quo. Anything advocating major change—or, at least, any major change that might affect the average Toronto opinion columnist—is automatically suspect. Show More Summary

How a Coat of Paint Can Help Toronto Beat the Heat

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

New York City proves that white roofs are just as cool as green roofs Public Works looks at public space, urban design, and city-building innovations from around the world, and considers what Toronto might learn from them. This pastShow More Summary

Toronto To Break Tourism Record, Holograms at The Science Centre, and How to Capture A Monkey

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss. Tourism Toronto is predicting another record setting year in 2016. Numbers this summer have already outpaced 2015, the last year Toronto cracked the record. Show More Summary

Photoist: Justin Trudeau Takes Pride

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at Pride Toronto Church on Church Street 2016 The post Photoist: Justin Trudeau Takes Pride appeared first on Torontoist.

Views from the 6ix Dad, Councillor Norm Kelly

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Shit @norm says. Views on budgets “If you think there’s blood on the floor now, you wait and see what’s going to happen if you don’t have the insight and the political will to support the recommendations that have come down to you from...Show More Summary

Why Toronto Needs a Low-Income Metropass Program

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Getting around the city can be expensive—especially for low-income Torontonians. When many Torontonians think of poverty, the first issues that come to mind are housing and food. Mobility is often overlooked, creating a gap in accessibility and services available to those looking to get around the city. Show More Summary

New Mental Health Walk-In Clinics are Much Needed for Toronto’s Youth

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Mental health care for youth has been historically hard to access. CAMH is changing that. For years, young Torontonians have not had the means to easily access mental health care. At schools, there are often long wait lists just to be assessed. Show More Summary

An Oral History of Toronto’s Pride Parade

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Reflecting on Pride's beginnings and its evolution. On a warm summer day in August 1971, dozens of gay and lesbian activists headed to the Toronto Islands to celebrate a gay picnic, the first iteration of Pride in the city. The gathering...Show More Summary

Historicist: The Fighting Words of Black Jack Robinson

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

For nearly 40 years as editor-in-chief of the Telegram, John R. Robinson aggressively covered local issues, building a loyal readership among Toronto's conservative Protestant working class. John R. Robinson would have been well suited to the internet age. Show More Summary

Donate a Canoe, Toronto FC Win Canadian Championship, and Gender-Neutral Drivers Licences

4 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss. If you have and old, leaky canoe lying around, a Toronto art studio would like it. And those who donate their no longer buoyant person-powered water vessels could see it under the Don Mills Road Bridge. Show More Summary

What Pride Means to this Retiring Kindergarten Teacher

4 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Mr. V. brought his kindergarteners to the Pride flag raising every year. Here's why. I’ve attended the Pride flag raising ceremony for many years without my students, dressed in a one-metre wide Kiwi costume. But for the last several...Show More Summary

Celebrating Canada Day with Wine

4 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Drink up...for patriotism. Celebrating Canada Day with wine is easy to do. We do, after all, have reds and whites ready to go. And what better time of year to get patriotic and celebrate our country’s finest local wines? Regardless of how you’re going to celebrate, here are a few bottles to get you through this long weekend. Show More Summary

Why These Torontonians Attend the Dyke March

4 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

For visibility, support, belonging, and more. Every year, the Saturday before the Pride Parade in Toronto is time to celebrate the Dyke March. The first march of lesbian-identified women in Toronto took place in October 1981, eight months after the 1981 bathhouse raids by an organization called Lesbians Against the Right. Show More Summary

What It’s Like to be Queer and Latinx During Pride

4 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

In the aftermath of the Orlando shooting, five LGBTQ Torontonians discuss ethnicity and pride. Politicians, celebrities, and even some in LGBTQ communities claimed the Orlando shooting could have happened to anyone as if it was a random attack. Show More Summary

How Toronto’s Trans March Has Evolved

4 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

The resilient history behind a march only seven years old. This year ushers in renewed hope for transgender legislation with Bill C-16 offering trans protections. It’s also the first year since the Trans March began that Pride Toronto’s proposed route has not been met with frustration or fear from its original organizers. Show More Summary

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