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Think homelessness is an urban-only problem? Think again

In the suburbs, homelessness is often hidden from view—or ignored. But it’s a large and growing problem

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Cool, you’re an ally—but trans and non-binary folks need more

Trans and non-binary people are just that—people. Let’s skip the intrusive questions and build relationships

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Ethical ways to eat and drink around the GTA

Grabbing a meal or a drink with a clear conscience is easy when you know where to go

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How one Ontario woman finally escaped her abusive husband

Domestic violence is rampant in Canada—and hard to escape. But the justice system is evolving to better serve survivors

What death cafés are like and why Canada needs them

Dying has a reputation for being, well, morbid. Could talking it over with a bunch of strangers change that?

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What food banks really need—and what they don’t

Food banks are grateful for any help, but here’s how to make the most effective donations

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Breaking down mental healthcare barriers for women of colour

Dr. Fatimah Jackson-Best talks about challenges and solutions to meeting the mental wellness needs of a growing demographic in the GTA

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5 community kitchens making Toronto better through food

These food-focused organizations are making a difference in their communities

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How one GTA mom and her twins are helping bullied kids 

They’ve mailed hundreds of cards to kids who are having a tough time. And it’s making a difference