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Teens like Charlotte are caught in a strange limbo, their plans for impending adulthood put on hold as the world freezes in place.
Every hour is a hundred years long, and each day is over before it’s begun. In a pandemic, everyone has their own personal theory on the passage of time.
The broad emptiness, the desolate streets, the deadening sameness—it turned out my parents’ suburban neighbourhood was the ideal place to live through a global pandemic.
With demand skyrocketing, distribution sites closed, and volunteers staying home, food banks are scrambling to keep Toronto fed.
The future of Toronto as an equitable, liveable city begins in inner suburbs like this.
A revitalization project promises to transform this public housing community into a mixed-income neighbourhood. But meeting the needs of existing residents while appealing to affluent newcomers is a difficult balance.
Thirty years ago, Rodrigo Moreno photographed neighbourhood kids for a school project. He's come back ever since, tracing the changing lives of people in a corner of the city few find worthy of documenting.
Pathways to Education's unconventional approach to community health starts with helping kids finish high school.
Defeating the Spadina Expressway is a celebrated story of urban resistance. Less told is the story of the neighbourhood that has lived with a freeway running through its heart for the last fifty years.
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?
Join our editorial team as we put together an issue covering a range of important and under-reported urban Indigenous topics in Toronto.
How the prison system became a ramshackle, underfunded wing of the health care system.
As more and more seniors with dementia become entangled with the law, how can the justice system adapt?
Were last summer’s high-profile disappearances from CAMH signs of a broken program—or a complex system working as it should?
Even as the rate of convicted offenders drops, the number of people in detention awaiting trial keeps growing. The uncertain, boring, brutal reality of life on remand.
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.
An animated documentary about one teenager’s journey to visit her dad in prison.
Our intrepid beach correspondent swims his way across the city over one week to answer the question: what is Toronto beach culture?
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.
Active leisure is more important than ever, so why are we making it so hard to just go out and play?