The first WNBA game in Canada was more than just a game — it was about the future of women’s sports.
As we approach the start of gardening season, it’s a good time to ask some questions about what to plant and who gets to plant.
Why do many Canadian hockey fans feel the urge to support teams they would ordinarily delight in rooting against?
Many politicians have survived sex scandals and still held onto their jobs. But news about John Tory’s affair has brought an end to his career as Toronto mayor. Here’s what’s unique about Tory’s case.
Eight teen girls are charged in the stabbing death of a homeless man in Toronto. Research shows that jurors tend to respond when the perpetrator of a crime is or appears to be younger.
New research shows police budgets have continued to increase in all major Canadian cities in the aftermath of the defund the police movement.
Upcoming changes to how complaints against Ontario police officers are processed will make it even harder to monitor human rights violations by police.
Mayors are generally successful in getting their policy preferences enacted. That’s why Ontario’s Bill 39 isn’t really necessary.
When we visit city streets, shops or malls during the holiday season, is it spending money that we like? Or is it about experiencing our surroundings?
To resolve growing violence in schools, policy conversations about gun violence need to include community programs that dismantle systemic barriers and inequities.
Youth violence hasn’t let up in Toronto. In fact, it’s getting worse. Community members say it’s a major problem that needs a more holistic solution.
Rising business costs and shifts in the market accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic are posing challenges for small retailers along Main Street business areas.
The redefining of ‘the public’ is a helpful step toward listening to those who have experienced homelessness.
There are obviously better ways the Toronto Police — and other police services — could enhance public trust than through a social media campaign.
The Uber Files leak reveals that the company embarked on a deliberate public relations strategy that involved the media, public officials and academics.
Examining how COVID-19 lockdowns and stay-at-home orders were implemented in Toronto, Johannesburg and Chicago reveals the impact they had on vulnerable communities.
Last week, a young woman died after being set fire on a Toronto bus. Police are investigating it as a hate-motivated act. Why is violence against women not treated more often as a hate crime?
Pride Toronto has the opportunity to change its relationship with Indigenous and racialized people.
The Toronto Police Service chief apologized to the public for the findings of an investigation that demonstrated the Toronto police’s excessive use of force on racialized residents.
Strip searching is a police practice that evokes racial and sexual trauma, and it’s also ineffective. It’s finally time to talk about ending this oppressive police practice.