Creative Intersections and Collective Crossroads: Philadelphia’s Ashley Burk manages full-time work and evening freelancing, all while investigating how to better manage pressures to keep connected

Ashley Burk is the Founder and CEO of Steady Hand Creative Co., an organization that sells one-of-a-kind plant hangers and…

Romana Kassam presents at MasksxMolds, her first solo exhibition in Toronto. Photo by: Rejana Hirjee.

Romana Kassam: A Toronto multimedia artist using visual storytelling to commemorate South Asian history and experiences

Romana Kassam is a self-taught artist and storyteller, creating visual art, installations and sound and light experiences. Her vision is…

Heartbreak, Self-Marriage, Unique Abilities and Healing: Danette Relic’s journey to Founder of Radical Creative Sanctuary, Artist and Personal Life Coach

Danette Relic is a personal life coach, artist and writer in Toronto, who works with her clients on surviving breakups,…

Alicia Jenelle, Creative Director and Lead Events Manager, of Alicia Jenelle Events. Photo by: Rhythm Photography.

Balance for Better: Alicia Jenelle Events hosts second annual International Women’s Day style shoot in Toronto

Toronto’s Alicia Jenelle Events launched in 2012 and continues to be an event production and creative design firm focused on…

Firefly Creative Writing is supporting writers of all abilities, providing equal opportunity to create

Chris Kay Fraser is the founder of Firefly Creative Writing, a safe and cozy space in Toronto’s Danforth community dedicated…

I Hate It But I Love It: The hilarious Toronto-produced pop culture podcast for all to subscribe

During the 2018 winter holidays, I finished season five of Someone Knows Something, a brilliant Canadian-made true-crime, murder mystery podcast…

Queen Books embraces and propels inclusive storytelling, while building Toronto’s Leslieville community through writing, reading and events

In the spring of 2017, Queen Books opened its doors in Toronto’s Leslieville community. Since day one, co-owners and first…

Justine Abigail Yu: On Living Hyphen magazine and on living in the in between

The first issue of Living Hyphen, Entrances and Exists, launched on October 12, 2018. The print magazine is an intimate…

Ebbs and Flows: Podcast host Amanda Laird on professional development, #periodtalk and smashing the patriarchy

In September 2017, Amanda Laird launched Heavy Flow, a podcast about menstruation and reproductive health. A writer, Registered Holistic Nutritionist…

Drunk Feminist Films throws necessary shade at oppression and breaks down patriarchal popular culture through comedy, community and collaboration

Drunk Feminist Films (DFF) produces events and multimedia that use (optional) cocktail-fuelled feminist commentary to dissect mainstream movies. They aim…

SHAKTIBARRE: How combining energy, ballet movements, yoga breathing and positive messaging do more than tone muscle

Located in New York City, SHAKTIBARRE is a fusion yoga-barre studio and community space that provides unique exercise and movement…

Perky Athletics teams freelance fitness instructors with local participants for workouts in unconventional community spaces

Rebecca Perkins is the owner of Perky Athletics, an app and website where fitness freelance instructors post their available Toronto…