Women on the march for International Women’s Day

Hundreds of women and their male allies participated in the annual International Women’s Day march and rally. While many of the marchers brought attention to the issues of minimum wage and income inequality,… Continue reading

Ice Fest brings a ‘heat wave’ to Yorkville

The 9th annual Ice Fest winter festival took over the streets of Toronto’s Yorkville neighbourhood with an ice sculpture carving contest and maple taffy treats. It was a beautiful sunny day and despite… Continue reading

Dropping trou for the No Pants Subway Ride

We’ve heard of no shirt, no shoes, no service. But no pants? No problem! That could be the motto for the annual Toronto No Pants Subway Ride. Participants met at Downsview Station to strip… Continue reading

Ex Post Fac:TO 2013 – The year it all went pear-shaped

Another year gobbled up by the passage of time, another ‘Best of 2013‘ post for you to contemplate. I think Torontonians will collectively look back on 2013 as the year that it all… Continue reading

Taking the polar bear plunge

Frigid temperatures and a sheet of ice did not deter several hundred brave souls from attending the 9th annual Toronto Polar Bear Dip at Sunnyside Beach on New Year’s Day. Organizers just cleared… Continue reading

Toronto gets iced

It’s been quite a year for weather in Toronto. The ice storm which hit just days before the holidays knocked hydro out in over 300,000 homes plunging Torontonians into the dark and cold.… Continue reading

The funeral of Police Constable John Zivcic

On November 30th Police Constable John Zivcic was on duty and responding to a call when his car collided with another vehicle. Zivcic was thrown from his vehicle and succumbed to his injuries… Continue reading

Looking up to OCAD

Graffiti Profile: Looking for ANSERS

Sometimes you find Ansers in unusual places. And by Ansers I mean the beautiful, flowing graffiti faces that grace rooftops, alleys and buildings all over Toronto. Anser is hands down one of my… Continue reading

Toronto Santa Claus parade is 109 years young

The first rule to the Santa Claus parade is that no one is exempt from getting silly string in the face. The crowds once again lined the parade route for the 109th annual… Continue reading

Save Toronto rallies to save Toronto

After revelations that Toronto mayor Rob Ford smoked crack cocaine, a group called Save Toronto organized a protest to call for his resignation. Ford has refused repeatedly to step aside or seek help… Continue reading

Remembrance on a cold, wet day

The City of Toronto’s official Remembrance Day ceremony was held at the cenotaph in front of Old City Hall. Veterans toughed out the rain and cold to pay tribute to their fallen comrades.… Continue reading