Five great books from iconic Toronto musician Jason Collett

Toronto musician Jason Collett, a founding member of Broken Social Scene and renowned solo artist, has released his first new album in too many years really. Five years in the making, Head Full of Wonder, features 11 new songs that celebrate Collett’s elegant indie folk at a time when we could all use some positive

Quarantine reads: Five great books from acclaimed musician Kathleen Edwards

At long last, acclaimed Canadian singer and songwriter Kathleen Edwards is set to return from what she calls a “working sabbatical.” Her new album Total Freedom is set for release Aug. 14 and her new single “Options Open” is out now.  The new album is her first since 2012’s Voyageur, after which she announced a

Quarantine reads: Five great books by Toronto musician Lou Canon

Toronto musician Lou Canon is set to release her third album Audomatic Body on July 10. The bold and brilliant new work was written during a trip to California in February 2019. The intimate and imaginative work is ideal music for the times. Guest vocalists include Ariel Engle of Broken Social Scene/La Force and Hayden,

Quarantine reads: Five great books from Ayisha Issa

Actor Ayisha Issa earned a Prix Gemeaux for her portrayal of Brittany Sizzla in the highly acclaimed French Canadian series Unite 9, a role for which she also nominated in 2017. Currently, Issa stars as Dr. June Curtis in the CTV series Transplant. The series follows Dr. Bashir “Bash” Hamed (Hamza Haq), a Syrian doctor

Quarantine reads: Five great books from Andy Kim

Toronto music icon Andy Kim is best known for his ’60s and 70’s pop gems such as the chart-topping “Rock Me Gently,” “Sugar, Sugar” and “Baby, I Love You.” Kim has sold over 30 million records. In the past decade, Kim has reinvented himself as a music force here in the city with new music

Quarantine reads: Five great books from Sass Jordan

Canadian rock queen and Juno award-winning artist Sass Jordan has been making music for more than 30 years and sold over a million albums in the process. She released her first album in nearly a decade last month. Rebel Moon Blues on Stony Plain Records is Jordan’s ninth studio album, but her first playing the

Quarantine reads: Five great books from Sonia Beeksma

The latest in our series of quarantine reads features Sonia Beeksma. ETALK, Canada’s top-rated entertainment news TV show, has added her fresh new voice to the mix. Since 2016, the talented broadcast journalist has been at CTV Morning Live covering everything from traffic to entertainment and fashion. Now, she’s parlaying her decade of experience and her

Quarantine reads: Five great books from Bif Naked

Bif Naked is an iconic Canadian rock star and something of a spiritual guru for those who follow her social media feeds. The first single “Jim” off her upcoming album is now out and she also has a book of poetry and cartoons coming soon called Razorblade Chewing Gum. Her spring tour is no longer,

Five spots in Toronto perfect for a springtime stroll

Day tripping to a scenic spot outside of the city is a great way to enjoy nature, but you don’t have to get in your car to find the perfect outdoor location this spring. Toronto is filled with incredible scenic points that make for even better photos, and most can be explored during your lunch

Five books that matter to actor Mouna Traoré star of TV series The Porter

The Porter is a new eight-episode fictional drama now streaming on CBC-TV. The show is inspired by real events and will celebrate the lives, stories, and achievements of the Black train porters and their families in the early 1920s who played an essential role in forming the many Black communities across Canada — including across

85 of Toronto’s most inspiring women through the years

Since 2015, Post City and Streets of Toronto has honoured the most inspiring women of Toronto with our December cover issue. For International Women’s Day, we’re sharing all of the amazing women who have made the list over the years, from record-breaking athletes to artists making a difference. 1. Fatima Syed and Emma McIntosh Exposed

Marie Kondo-approved T.O. organizer has the best decluttering tips for 2024

Marilyn Denis Show consultant and professional organizer Michele Delory knows everything you need to know about decluttering and organizing. As a certified KonMari consultant in Toronto, Delory follows the tidying method popularized by Marie Kondo. Heading into the new year, you may be looking to start fresh — including with your space. Here are Delory’s

8 ways to educate yourself about Indigenous culture in Toronto

Sept. 30 is National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Canada. It’s a day that honours the lost children and the survivors of residential schools in Canada, as well as their families and communities. It’s a day to wear the colour orange, which begins with the story of Phyllis Webstad, a Northern Secwepemc (Shuswap) from the Stswecem’c

200 of the best things we love about Toronto

Toronto is home to some of the best food, shopping and city life around, and when you’re trying to figure out what to do and where to go in the city, it can be overwhelming! We’ve rounded up all the best things about this city, from the best burgers and bagels to the best boutiques,

5 hidden gem cottage areas that you have to see to believe

To find the most serene escapes, we went way off the beaten path to find five cottage areas you can explore this summer that won’t be overcrowded and swarming with tourists but are bursting with small-town charm. Manitoulin Island Tucked away amidst the Great Lakes is Manitoulin Island, which also happens to be the biggest

Toronto’s anarchist café responds to online criticism

While one of the city’s newest cafes, The Anarchist, has certainly garnered lots of attention since it first opened its doors, not all of it has been positive. According to the café’s website, The Anarchist is “an anti-capitalist, anti-colonial café, shop and radical community space on stolen land at 190 Jarvis St.” Alongside specialty coffee,

Here’s how to get in on the urban gardening boom in Toronto

No matter how many local organic produce shops you visit, nothing quite beats the taste of a homegrown cherry tomato. In a dense city like Toronto, it can seem impossible to bring agriculture into your backyard — especially if you don’t have a backyard — but that isn’t necessarily the case.  Most people in Toronto