Taking custom embroidry orders from her bedroom and starting up a business, Aileen Ahmed looks to help struggling Muslims aound the world.
By Fredrick Thomas Reyes As eight-year-old Fredrick made his way through the dark blue seats of the MTS Centre (now called the Canada Life Centre), his face lit up with a broad smile reaching from ear to ear. His eyes were wide with wonder from the moment he stepped foot inside as he took in…
In 2020, at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, three friends sat nervously in a cramped room at Pitman Hall Residence at Toronto Metropolitan University, ready to pack up their lives and move back home. Dreams of making it big in the production world were quickly crushed by the looming threat of the global pandemic.
The toxic pressures of flex culture within Toronto’s fashion scene reveal that staying on top of the city’s style- hierarchy isn’t as glamorous as it seems.
Fast fashion production happens overseas but there are sustainability costs prominently damaging the environment in Toronto.
Nuñez Ramos and his bandmates are among about 100 students who, as part of their education, get the opportunity to showcase their talent at 5:30 p.m. on the stage at The Rex Hotel Jazz and Blues Bar each Monday evening.
Here, University of Toronto (UoT) jazz studies students can hone their craft in a way many students do not. They take their first step into the spotlight, catching, through the dim bar lights and murmuring voices, what may be ahead of them.
By Angel Agbontaen On this cold February day, the air of the Toronto Metropolitan University’s (TMU) Black Student Lounge (BSL) is stale with the only source of ventilation the standing fan at the corner of the room. All the chairs and tables had been moved around to make space for the huge sheet of canvas…
“There have been some days where I think ‘this is awful. I don’t know if I want to keep doing this’ and I’ve been close to taking a break and stopping.
A community laundromat that has more to give than a clean load of laundry
Prada Lola Faraji artist’s journey to starting her own fashion brand