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

Burnt Toast Collective unites Toronto and strengthens the city’s artistic community

Christina Angelopoulos and Katie Wasserman are Co-Founders of Burnt Toast Collective, an organization that launched in October 2016 with the … More

Comedian Nelu Handa talks the creative process and lifting barriers for women of colour

Nelu (pronounced knee-loo) Handa is a Toronto actor, comedian, writer and producer. Known for her performances on Workin’ Moms, The Beaverton, … More

A designer and market-maker, Lauren Kenney advocates for slow-fashion and community-building in southwestern Ontario

Lauren Kenney is the founder of the Guelph Vintage and Makers’ Market (VAMM), a series of events that bring creators, … More

Welcoming Creative Vulnerability and Limitless Beauty: Ludi Leiva confronts body-love, racism and identifying as queer in a family of colour through words and illustrations

If you don’t follow Ludmila (Ludi) Leiva on Instagram, you should make that your next move. Ludi is a writer, … More

Kamloops designer explores her love of painting to create wearable art that is both progressive and positive

Kristina Benson comes from a long line of artists – and it seems only natural that her passion for creating … More