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A look inside Toronto’s “CSI”

Architects typically don’t take into account gunfire, toxic gases, and outbreaks of airborne pathogens when they design office buildings. But these were all major considerations for designers of the colossal Forensic Services and Coroner’s Complex near Keele and Wilson. The 665,000-square-foot, $1-billion building is unlike any other facility on the planet. It combines forensic sciences, forensic… Read More »

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Spend a Day in PJ’s with Television Editor Celeste Diamos

Celeste Diamos has been killing the editing game since graduating from York University’s Film Production program in 2007. She’s edited music videos for artists we love like Esperenza Spalding and Janelle Monae, and spent nights combing through outtakes from Property Brothers, Colin and Justin’s Home Heist and more! How does she do it all? Pizza and… Read More »

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Talking Toronto, Tolerance, and Skorts with Sabrina Jalees

Sabrina Jalees wears many hats. (Like, symbolically, we don’t know her well enough to know how she feels about fedoras.) She’s a columnist, stand up comedian, TV host, writer, and actor. Wikipedia says she’s also a dancer, I’m tired just reading about her. The New Yorker-by-way-of-Toronto was in town recently to present a talk at… Read More »

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Women photographing women: A Q&A with photographer Angela Lewis

Establishing yourself as a professional in any industry is challenging, but the field of photography is especially tough. Local photographer Angela Lewis decided to distinguish herself from the rest by focusing her lens on inspiring women she admires. Margaret Atwood, Sheila Heti, Martina Sorbara: her portfolio of local heroines is impressive, and growing. We asked… Read More »

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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 »

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