Toronto

Art

Condo Developer Erects 25-Foot-Tall Statue of Man Holding a Condo

A deep analysis of this weird public art by a guy who doesn’t understand art.
Mack Lamoureux
8.16.19
Indigenous issues

Indigenous Artists Tell Us What They Think About Land Acknowledgements

Cultural events in Canada often start with a statement to recognize the gathering is taking place on Indigenous land. Here's what five Indigenous artists think of the practice.
Graham Isador
8.9.19
crime

Quadruple Murder Suspect Allegedly Shared Pictures of Slain Family Over Discord

‘I wanted them to die so they would not know what a pathetic subhuman I was,’ the suspect allegedly wrote on the chat app.
Mack Lamoureux
7.29.19
Interviews

Amaal's Intimate R&B Shows that Love Is Hard Work

The Somali Canadian singer went from making protest music to analyzing the blind spots in her love life on her debut EP, 'Black Dove.'
Kristin Corry
7.23.19
News

Holy Hell, Canada’s Alleged Mafia Were Living Good Until They Were Arrested

Police in Ontario have arrested leading members of the Figliomeni family in the biggest mob bust in the province’s history.
Mack Lamoureux
7.18.19
housing

Low-Income Workers Can’t Afford Rent in 91% of Canadian Cities

A new study shows how unaffordable this country has become as cities like Vancouver and Toronto are basically out of reach for anyone making less than $70,000.
Anne Gaviola
7.18.19
News

A Man Got Trapped Inside a Concrete-Entombed Weed Shop

The city of Toronto put the concrete up outside the unlicensed dispensary only to tear it down again when they found out the man was inside.
Mack Lamoureux
7.18.19
entertainment

Canadian TV Is Popular, Thanks to America

The Canadian television industry is thriving, thanks to American channels and streaming services. But which shows shot in Canada are actually 'Canadian'?
Frederick Blichert
7.12.19
climate change

Glass Skyscrapers Have Turned Entire Cities Into Energy Vampires

Energy inefficient condos and office towers are the biggest source of greenhouse gas emissions, but hey, developers love them.
Anne Gaviola
7.9.19
Canada

The Future of Canadian Policing Is Turning Teachers Into Cops

Police in Canada’s capital are encouraging people to report ‘problematic behavior’ such as skipping school under a controversial policing model that’s been widely adopted across the country.
Nathan Munn
7.4.19
housing

Living in Glorified Dorm Rooms Is the Future of Big City Housing

Priced out of single-bedroom apartments, young people in Canada and the U.S. are turning towards communal co-living.
Anne Gaviola
7.3.19
tech-power

Sidewalk Labs’ 1,500-Page Plan for Toronto Is a Democracy Grenade

The sprawling plan by the Google affiliate encompasses 77 hectares and asks for new mass transit, changes to regulations, and more.
Jordan Pearson
6.24.19
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