This is Marisa Tran: The co-owner of Toronto’s Hollandaise Diner talks queer identity, career shifts, community giving and exploring the world

Marisa Tran and Josh de Grosbois opened Hollandaise Diner in Toronto’s east-end on December 9, 2015. They serve bottomless coffee, … More

Body 365: Committing to diverse body-love, while challenging the mainstream media to do the same

In April 2017, Mikael M. Melo founded Body 365, an Instagram and Facebook campaign that highlights diverse body types and … 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

Tatiana Ferguson on transforming policies and programs for the LGBTQ2S+ community across Canada

Tatiana Ferguson is dedicated to improving the lives of youth and believes strongly in volunteering to support numerous organizations across … 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

From Intern to Lead Interactive Designer: Keya Vadgama on designing the Internet and creating typefaces inspired by Indian textile patterns

Keya Vadgama lives in Toronto and works as a full-time interactive designer, while freelancing as a type designer, calligrapher and … More

Guyana born, New York bred and in Toronto today, Letticia Cosbert is a digital curator and poet who’s redefining how we understand cultural labels

Letticia Cosbert is a writer, poet and digital curator who was born in Guyana, but left as a baby to … More

Citizen Jane: The Canadian folk pop duo that brings texture, emotion and symbolism to sound and song

Reenie Perkovic and her wife Lea Kirstein makeup Citizen Jane, a Toronto-based folk pop duo that uses vocal harmonies and … More

Performer Kristie Gunter hopes to lead Funnies for Families to national impact, sharing smiles with Canadian families facing adversity

In October 2014, Kristie Gunter founded Funnies for Families, a non-profit organization that brings laughter to families going through tough … More

Freelancing, Feelings, Art and Magazine Production: A graphic designer shares her recipe for a career in visual storytelling, fashion and creative direction

Nearly two years ago, Toronto’s Maegan Fidelino, a graphic designer by trade, started Ephemera Magazine, a new print publication that … More

Gracie Klutz, CEO of Klutz Mega Korp., shares insights on celebrating the individual through targeted, personalized fashion

In late 2015, we met Gracie Klutz, CEO and Designer of Klutz Mega Korp., at a flea market in Toronto’s … More