Olivia Chow is pulling out some dirty words in the last days of the campaign: she’s now calling John Tory a “conservative.” Speaking with reporters today, she said, “If you want to replace one conservative mayor with another conservative, vote John Tory.” And for some additional context, here’s Olivia Chow explaining to NOW Magazine‘s editorial board earlier in the campaign why she wasn’t willing to go around calling John Tory a conservative.
Still from opening night film What We Do in the Shadows.
Toronto has no shortage of film festivals, but few can claim to be as aesthetically diverse as imagineNATIVE, which celebrates its 15th anniversary this week. Spanning film screenings, video installations, mixed-media projects, and visual art exhibitions, the festival shows off some of the strongest contemporary cultural productions by indigenous people in Canada and around the world.
Students entering Ryerson’s Faculty of Community Services in 2018 will find themselves studying and learning in a brand-new building. Located on Church, just north of Dundas, the Perkins+Will–designed structure will involve an eight-storey podium with a tower to the north.
The podium will be home to four programs—the School of Nutrition, the School of Occupational and Public Health, the Midwifery Education Program, and the Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing—from the Faculty of Community Services. The tower will feature 250 residence beds for Ryerson students.
On this day in 1818, the U.S. and U.K. concluded a meeting wherein the U.S.-Canada border was agreed upon. Let us never forget. In more recent news, Lisa MacLeod is running for the leadership of the Ontario Progressive Conservatives, illegal rooming houses are a booming business in Toronto suburbs, and strategic voting starts to look appealing to some voters.