Nicholas Hune-Brown is an award-winning journalist whose work has appeared in Toronto Life, The Walrus, The Guardian, and Slate. He is Senior Editor at The Local.
The kids don’t get free sneakers. The team has to haggle for gym time. The coaches are unpaid. So what makes Toronto Basketball Academy so good?
Ontario Place designer Eric McMillan invented the ball pit, built the epicentre of kid-life for a generation of Torontonians and, for a brief moment, promised to revolutionize the way we play.
Jen Quinlan was just trying to get Roma kids to the dentist. She ended up picking a fight with one of Canada’s richest real estate companies.
One percent of the population accounts for a third of health care spending. Can a program for some of Toronto’s neediest change that?