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Toronto Comes Alive During 2016 International Film Festival

Dwight Brown | Posted 09.22.2016 | Travel
Dwight Brown

There are film festivals all over the world. Few however, take over an entire city and engage locals and visitors on the level of the Toronto International Film Festival. An estimated 480,000 filmgoers attend screenings, eyeball celebrities and scout out the up-and-coming filmmakers at TIFF.

Black Films and Artists Triumph at 2016 Toronto International Film Festival

Dwight Brown | Posted 09.22.2016 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

For 41 years the Toronto International Film Festival has attracted the world's best films and built a faithful audience. This year at the 2016 festival, 480,000 film lovers filled seats, screened movies and experienced the festivities.

A New Start for Toronto Trafficking Survivors

Kevin M. Ryan | Posted 09.22.2016 | Impact
Kevin M. Ryan

Is there anything better than a new beginning, a safe bedroom to call your own, the smell of a fresh coat of paint, and people around you who want not...

11 Of The Greatest Cities For Living Abroad In 2016

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 09.21.2016 | Travel

As summer fun cools down and fall routines heat up, it’s about the time of year when true wanderlust sets in. No longer are we looking for the next ...

FIVARS Is the Most Cutting-Edge Storytelling Festival in the World, and it Kicks Off This Weekend

Jesse Damiani | Posted 09.16.2016 | Technology
Jesse Damiani

Over the past two years, the festival -- the first and premier event of its kind -- has featured the most envelope-pushing virtual and augmented reality narratives in the world, and with over 30 pieces on display, this weekend is set to be the most exciting yet.

30 Megacity Mayors Call Upon G20 for a Climate Safe World

Anne Hidalgo | Posted 09.06.2016 | World
Anne Hidalgo

As the G20 Summit meets in Hangzhou this week, we, mayors of the major cities within the G20, call on our national leaders to work with us to build a ...

The Problems I Have With The Black Lives Matter Movement

Rocco Papa | Posted 08.18.2016 | Black Voices
Rocco Papa

Race riots erupted in the streets of Milwaukee, Wisconsin this weekend. 23-year-old Sylville Smith was shot and killed by a police officer. Smith had ...

You Can Finally Watch The Infamous Rob Ford Crack Tape

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 08.11.2016 | World

A publication ban on the infamous video of former Toronto mayor Rob Ford smoking crack cocaine was lifted on Thursday, allowing for the first public a...

Silence Of The Whales: A Road Trip

Joan Moran | Posted 08.08.2016 | Travel
Joan Moran

The idea of a road trip in summer can either make you cringe or bring joy to your heart.

Cops Find Terminator Cutout When Responding To Gunman Reports

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 08.05.2016 | Weird News

A life-sized cutout of the Terminator proved frighteningly realistic in Canada. Police in Toronto issued a warning on Twitter Wednesday night after re...

Pokémon GO is a Much Bigger Deal Than You Ever Imagined

Jesse Damiani | Posted 07.22.2016 | Technology
Jesse Damiani

So, Pokémon GO dropped a couple weeks ago and things have gotten...weird. Wyoming teen playing new Pokemon game on phone discovers bodyPokémon Go's...

The Future of Tech Just Changed at VRTO--Here's Why That Matters to You

Jesse Damiani | Posted 07.18.2016 | Technology
Jesse Damiani

When Isaac Asimov penned the "Three Laws of Robotics" for a short story, it's safe to say he never imagined they would persist as guiding principles i...

As An Openly Gay Muslim, I'm Terrified Of The Muslim Community

Shawn Ahmed | Posted 07.14.2016 | Queer Voices
Shawn Ahmed

As a proud and openly gay Muslim, I know that I am a target within the Muslim community. Maybe one day it will cost me my life. But by being open and proud of who I am, Muslims are forced to choose. They must choose between loving me or hating me.

Why Is Canada Killing Its Fashion Industry?

Jedannah Vieira | Posted 07.13.2016 | Business
Jedannah Vieira

But in reality, the end of Toronto Fashion Week is one of many warning signals presenting a larger issue. The economic impacts for Toronto and Canada are much bigger than they appear. Toronto (like many other cities) tends to undervalue local 'fashion' commerce as a real source of creative, technological and manufacturing growth and innovation.

Anti-Queer Christian ‘Zombies’ Infiltrate Pride Parade

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.06.2016 | Queer Voices

History was made at Canada’s largest LGBT Pride parade July 3, with a sitting prime minister joining the festivities for the very first time. As muc...

The Lesbian Chronicles 30: Pride

Katharine Angelina Love | Posted 07.05.2016 | Queer Voices
Katharine Angelina Love

Today was Toronto's Pride Parade as well as an open air service aptly named "Church On Church" as it takes place on Church St. Walking into the venue...

From An Industrial Past To A Bold Future -- Creative Placemaking

Rana Florida | Posted 07.05.2016 | Arts
Rana Florida

Arts and culture aren't just features of great cities--amenities that make them nice places to visit. They are city builders, author and urbanist, Richard Florida has long argued.

Helping The Tiniest Of Lives

Rana Florida | Posted 07.05.2016 | Parents
Rana Florida

When Kerry O'Reilly Wilks was 33 weeks pregnant with her second child, she went to St. Michael's Hospital with back pain one evening, looking for advice on pain relief. Instead she was told that she would have to deliver the baby that night or both of them would die.

5 Reasons VRTO Will Completely Change the Face of VR

Jesse Damiani | Posted 06.22.2016 | Technology
Jesse Damiani

With E3 in the rearview and VRLA on the horizon, it's hard to imagine carving out any extra mental space for yet another conference, yet another round...

Doing Business At The Speed Of Love

Jennifer Love | Posted 08.22.2016 | Business
Jennifer Love

"To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart." - Eleanor Roosevelt You know the saying, "Success in business is all about mak...

Under The Radar Toronto Hotels

Bryen Dunn | Posted 06.17.2016 | Travel
Bryen Dunn

With the Canadian dollar still well below par compared to the U.S. one, it's a perfect time for Americans to head north to Canada's largest urban city...

WATCH: Toronto’s Trump Tower Might Lose Its Name

The Huffington Post | Ishita Singh | Posted 06.10.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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Toronto’s Trump Tower Might Be Ditching The Donald

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 06.01.2016 | Politics

An unnamed buyer is finalizing a deal to buy Trump International Hotel & Tower in Toronto, and lawyers are already butting heads over the possibility ...

The Search For Modern-Day Love As A Woman With A Disability

Stella Palikarova | Posted 05.19.2016 | Women
Stella Palikarova

I no longer hide the fact that I'm a disabled woman in my dating profiles -- it is there for the world to see and read about (in a cute, self-deprecating way), but it's not a solution to my dating woes.

How Generation Beauty by Michelle Phan let Toronto down

Neha Lobana | Posted 05.18.2016 | Entertainment
Neha Lobana

Generation beauty, a two day makeup event founded by Michelle Phan and her company, ipsy made its first debut in the city of Toronto on May 14 and 15....