CULTURE


June 19, 2017

A Sip of Canadian History with Dr. Don Livermore

I am a who loves her whisky; more specifically I am a Canadian that loves whisky. But until I connected with Dr. Don Livermore, Master Blender, I didn’t realize how little I knew about one of our nation’s historic pillars. Canada has been producing whisky (without the ‘e’) before it […]
June 19, 2017

Artists Across the World Come Together for Toronto Art Book Fair

I know, I know. You hear the words art book and you immediately have to fight off the yawn. But bear with me, because this is not your typical book fair. When I first heard about the second annual Toronto Art Book Fair, I was a bit curious. I’m a […]
June 18, 2017

An Ode to Fathers

Father’s Day is always bitter sweet for me. Bitter, because I wasn’t lucky enough to have my father around for most of my years, but sweet because it allowed the pleasure of so many beautiful men and teachers in my life in his stead. They colour my life with a […]
June 17, 2017

Artist Sarah Quildon Talks Art, Anime, and Afrocentricity

The following is based on true events. Sarah Quildon is an artist, a remarkable artist for that matter. An artist that carves timelines into canvases and imprints colours full of representation into her works of art. She populates black identity into landscapes absent of diversity. Quildon is a super heroine […]
June 16, 2017

Two Canadian Women Fight Inclusion Gap in Tech Industry

The tech industry is heralded for leading the future. However, many reports released in early 2016 prove that it’s quite nascent where inclusion is concerned. For qualified hopefuls who identify with one or more equity-seeking group, change in the sector is uncertain, even with the many diversity initiatives in place […]
May 23, 2017

7 Tips to Survive BeerFest

One thing 2017 Toronto Festival of Beer made very clear to me: I need to up my game as a festival-er. Should you add TFOB to your list this summer (they have both a Spring and Summer edition), I have compiled a set of tips to make the best of […]