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In Toronto’s ubiquitous nail salons, immigrant nail technicians are underpaid, precarious, and often exploited.
The pandemic created a window of opportunity to change a broken industry. The challenge now is getting restaurant workers to agree on what that change should be.
Canada's prostitution laws are supposed to protect sex workers. Advocates say they're doing the opposite.
These farmers are trying to fight food insecurity in their communities while making farming a sustainable job. Their biggest challenge? Getting access to arable land.
Our employment insurance system was built before the rise of temp work, gig work, and foreign labour. It’s time for an overhaul.
How decent jobs became precarious labour, and what we can do about it.
Inspections at industrial workplaces in Ontario fell nearly 30 percent in the last decade, according to analysis by The Local. In the same period, critical injuries more than doubled.
A report from the debt-ridden, desperate, increasingly despairing graduating class of 2020.
During the pandemic, health care workers have flocked to apps like Staffy for temp work. What happens when nurses are hired like Uber drivers?
A one-size-fits-all-approach hasn’t worked at any stage of the pandemic. Why do we think it will work in schools this year?
A new survey from The Local and Humber River Hospital reveals a multitude of reasons people delayed their vaccine and one big reason they finally got it.
Middle-class neighbourhoods haven’t been the focus of accelerated vaccination. Now they’re home to more than half a million under-vaccinated Torontonians.
Weekly progress updates on vaccination efforts in the GTA's highest-risk neighbourhoods.
For urban gardener Isaac Crosby, being Anishinaabe and Black is a double blessing.
Indigenous artist Philip Cote’s collaboration with the TTC is about much more than improving the morning commute.
A new anthology traces the Indigenous history of this city, from pre-contact to present day.
Moving to Toronto was overwhelming. But this foreign city is just another part of the lands my ancestors have existed on for generations.
From racially segregated hospitals to signs of Indigenous self-determination in health care.
Introducing the Indigenous Toronto Issue.
Almost three-quarters of Toronto adults have received their first vaccine. Next comes the hard part.