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With demand skyrocketing, distribution sites closed, and volunteers staying home, food banks are scrambling to keep Toronto fed.
Were last summer’s high-profile disappearances from CAMH signs of a broken program—or a complex system working as it should?
For a time, I was the only openly gay man in my prison. Then I met a trans woman and we started our own LGBTQ2 support group.
A bird’s-eye view of Toronto in 2019 reveals a city where geography is destiny and a person’s postal code can be as telling as their medical chart.
It’s time to talk about Toronto’s health care deserts.
Personal support workers are the backbone of the health care system. Why are they quitting to work in factories and at Tim Horton’s?
When Target closed in Canada, it left a crater in many suburban malls. In Thorncliffe Park, a group of health care providers stepped in.
In a city of immigrants, interpreters play an often overlooked role — trekking across the GTA to ensure new Torontonians are understood.
Like so many part-time workers in Canada, Olivia is faced with difficult budget decisions every time she gets sick.
In many Toronto highrises, nearly half the residents are seniors. The way we age in this city is changing — can services keep up?
For immigrant women in communities like St James Town, help arrives in a 31-foot Winnebago.
In Toronto hospitals, nurses are being asked to do far more than treat physical injuries. Providing that care can take a toll.
The health care system depends on the work of family caregivers, even when they're elderly and may need care themselves.
Black Torontonians face a variety of specific health challenges. Racism is one of them.
How poverty affects pregnancy in one Toronto community.
A day at a clinic in Rockcliffe-Smythe that offers health care to anyone who can provide a postal code starting with the letter M.
One 90-year-old grandmother's resolve to remain independent.
Every Friday morning elderly residents eagerly await the arrival of Dr. Lim, their unofficial doctor-in-residence.
This little known neighbourhood on Toronto's west side struggles with some of the highest rates of chronic disease in the city.
Why does Kensington-Chinatown have one of the highest rates of low-urgency emergency department visits in the city?