The people and places who bring our city to life.
Torontoist is ending the year by naming our Heroes and Villains: the very best and very worst people, places, things, and ideas that have had an influence on the city over the past 12 months. From December 10 to 19, we’ll unveil the nominees, grouped by category. Vote for your favourites from each batch, every single day! On December 19 and 20 the winners from each category go head-to-head in the final round of voting, and on December 21, we will reveal your choices for Toronto’s Superhero and Supervillain of the year.
The Nominees: Culture and Sports
CLICK ON EACH NOMINEE to learn more about them.
|Bloor Hot Docs Cinema
A rare home for first-run documentaries.
|Academy of the Impossible
Making education accessible, and breaking down barriers.
Staying true to an uncompromising path.
Making commercial radio worth listening to again.
Supporting independent graphic arts for 25 years.
Building the Jays into a team to be reckoned with.
Voting has now closed on this category. The final round of voting begins Wednesday, December 19.