The best of our city in the past 12 months.
For the past two weeks, we have been 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. Here they all are, one last time.
Bringing customer-focused change to the TTC.
|Adaptation of Maple Leaf Gardens|
Giving our history new life.
|Ontario Place Revitalization Plan|
Vision that balances preservation and renewal.
Ambition writ large.
|Astral Info Pillar Hackers|
Taking Toronto’s sidewalks back.
|Ryerson Image Centre|
Living up to the university’s ambitions.
|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.
|The Toronto Marlies|
Standing up for athletes of all orientations.
Making it his mission to combat homophobia.
Making public space—on and offline—safer for everyone.
|Toronto Ombudsman Fiona Crean|
Grace under fire.
Staying professional, even when the mayor couldn’t.
Speaking up when she didn’t need to.
Championing trans rights.
|Jude MacDonald and Paul Magder|
Holding the mayor to account.
Keeping the waterfront interesting, and keeping his dream alive.
|The Globe and Mail‘s Paywall|
Reminding us that journalism costs money to make.