Newcomer Kitchen is back, but they still need your help

After almost closing last year, Newcomer Kitchen is back to support newcomer women in Canada

Portrait of Joshna standing at the counter in her kitchen.

Why this Toronto chef is determined to change how we eat

A self-described “chef-activist,” Joshna Maharaj is on a mission to make food more accessible for everyone

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Book club: Do you know these Canadian LGBTQ+ protagonists?

For Pride Month, Michael Erickson, co-owner of Toronto’s Glad Day bookstore, shares his favourite Canadian LGBTQ+ characters

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“Food or tampons” isn’t a decision anyone should have to make

How the Period Purse is bringing health, hygiene and dignity to marginalized communities in the GTA

Illana Altman sitting on a yellow bench in the Bentway

The Bentway: What’s new under the Gardiner

From concerts to art exhibits, Ilana Altman is making the Bentway the city’s new community hotspot

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What would you do if you ruled the city?

Folks in St. Lawrence Market share what’s working—and what they’d change if they were in charge

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“We’re queer and we’re everywhere”

Queer West Village and Lesbianville? How LGBTQ+ neighbourhoods are popping up all over the GTA—and for good reason

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How my Muslim upbringing guides the way I treat others

For writer Samra Habib, acts of generosity are inspired by Islam

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How one doctor is fighting poverty to make people healthier

Without food in the fridge or a place to call home, it’s hard to be healthy—but there is a cure

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5 crafty ways to give back

These five projects will boost your craft skills and give something back to your community