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Julie Dumais Osbourne

The Bad Dog Theatre Company’s Julie Dumais Osborne on Freelance Life, Dog Walks, and an Exciting New Space

Bloor and Ossington is changing, fast. In the past two months the sleepy strip has seen the opening of a vegan bakery (duh), a few more espresso/juice bars, and most recently a brand-spanking new theatre space for Toronto institution the Bad Dog Comedy Theatre Company. Following their announcement in June, frenetic construction efforts put together… Read More »


How to Know When It’s Time to Quit Your Job

“I QUIT!” I’ve never said this out loud, although, I’ve often fantasized about setting my computer on fire and walking away from my desk with a six-pack of “I don’t give a fuck” apple cider. It’s over the top, I know, but in the nine-to-five agency setting, quitting and changing careers is something I’ve always… Read More »

Tabatha Southey

Tabatha Southey on Women, Working, and Writing

We’re pretty huge Tabatha Southey fans at SDTC HQ. Between her weekly funnies in the Globe and Mail, her kid’s book, her gone-but-not-forgotten column at Elle Canada, and her fantastic Twitter, we continue to read, share, and love her work. We caught up with the columnist via email for life/work advice, a glimpse into a… Read More »

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5 Common Job Hunting Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

One of my best friends’ works as a recruiter which means his job is to get you one. He often shares his experiences about common mistakes people make when looking for work, and, well—it’s gold, Jerry. I can’t just keep it to myself, so without further ado, here is an amalgamation of what I’ve learned… Read More »

Photography Chris Large

Q&A With Canadian Actress Tatiana Maslany

We recently caught up with Canada’s sweetest and most versatile export, Tatiana Maslany, to chat about Toronto spots she loves, road trip tunes and her newest flick with Richard Dreyfuss, Cas and Dylan, available on home video TODAY! SDTC: What was your first job that felt like a real ‘break’? How did you get it?… Read More »

maggie grace

Q&A With About Alex Actress Maggie Grace

Maggie Grace, our newest girl crush (she collects tea pots and makes stoneware ceramics) has been on the scene since 2001, acting in some of Hollywood’s biggest films and franchises (Taken, The Twilight Sagas, The Fog) and on some of our favourite television shows (Lost, Californication). We recently got a chance to chat with Maggie about her quirky… Read More »