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 … More

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 … More

The Meraki Sole: One Toronto woman’s mission to commemorate a traditional South Asian shoe

Eman Bachani is the Founder of Meraki Design House, a globally inspired fashion and lifestyle e-commerce brand that launched on … More

Becoming the Didihood: A collective of South Asian sisters influencing Canada’s media landscape

Arti Patel, Online Lifestyle Reporter at Global News, Nikkjit Gill, Managing Editor at Post City and Roohi Sahajpal, Case Manager … More

Leila Unveiled: A blend of pride, passion and Persian

Izad Etemadi is drama. A Toronto-based actor, singer and creator, Izad has toured Canada performing for sold-out shows yet remains … More

Bringing Health Home: Winnipeg physician gives people living with addictions in Punjab, India a chance to heal

Kernjeet Sandhu is a family physician working to help people living with addictions in India and in Winnipeg, MB. Kernjeet … More

More Than A Food Blog: Taylor Stinson’s passion for writing, cooking leads to “The Girl on Bloor” web-brand and influencer status

One casual Saturday afternoon, I was browsing on Instagram looking for meal inspiration (as you do) and found a profile … More

Ron Pope dishes on newest album with Brooklyn-based musicians and continuous success

American rock and pop singer-songwriter Ron Pope releases his 12th album today, but this one’s different than anything he’s ever … More

Taking Time Pays Off: Toronto designer heads home to Guelph, opens her own store at 24

I first met Stephanie Traplin in the heat of the summer. It was a sticky day in mid-July and the … More