Learning The Steps of The Sidewalk Ballet
An experience of "the ballet of the good city sidewalk" in Montreal.
Toronto just went back into lockdown. It's frustrating. We are tired of this
pandemic. But going into lockdown the second time is not the same.
Remote Work & Renewing Neighbourhoods
Remote work should give people more freedom and flexibility, but how we use that freedom matters.
Crossing the Borders of Discomfort
“Where are you from?” The truth is it’s complicated. I feel I am from nowhere and anywhere. I’m from the uncomfortable middle.
On Being a Rent-a-Friend
While there's a lot of science and technique that goes into good therapy, it's the therapeutic alliance—the relationship—that's considered crucial to success.
A Warm Welcome: Les Filles Fattoush
The women of Les Filles Fattoush operate a catering service built around Syrian food, but they also participate in a community that helps refugees put down new roots.
For (and by) the Neighbourhood
Not everything scales. Mass texts do not perform the same function as a knock at the door.
Love Takes Time
Relationships are a natural and essential part of being human. Because they happen naturally, it's very easy to take relationships for granted. Our culture of busyness doesn't help.
Black History, Books & Filling in the Gaps
After graduating, an idea began to take shape. What if Sean Liburd opened a bookstore that not only included African authors and those of the African diaspora but was actually built around them?
At Origin: Coffee for artists, art for Mount Pleasant
Cuneyt admitted that displaying artwork in a café or hosting a workshop might seem insignificant. “But these can actually be very encouraging things for artists,” he said. “Especially those at the beginning of their careers.”