Autumn colours in the Don Valley Ravine: Matt Forsythe

The past year has come with constant adjustments to our lives and our ecosystem; it remains ever-changing but forced to do so at a much faster rate lately and because of this, we have been able to witness how our daily decisions make an impact on the world. Issues that…

Shift: a simple architectural sculpture located on Dufferin St. (with my brother standing atop it- left)

It is not often that we get to escape our everyday schedules and truly step out somewhere that makes us forget some of the grim, unpleasant things going on in our lives. Within a field of maize in my community, there is a simplistic architectural concrete sculpture that has been…

‘Creation of Peace’ mural designed and created by @itsmahyar (on Instagram)

After being stormed with nothing but negative news about the fatal effects these events like the pandemic have brought on our lives, I believe it also allowed for us to come together in smaller ways and help us focus on what is most important to us. There have been countless…

Hi Feeman! I absolutely love this blog post of yours, the way you explained the history in an informative fashion while still shining a light on the many injustices was thorough and enjoyable. As a young woman myself, learning about all the past historical events that originated in the city…

This is a sign on a main road in my community. I think it does a great job of catching the eye of those driving however, I do not think it is the most effective option that could have been chosen. The font is big and there is minimal wording which is great for quick glances, although I think an additional picture or simple symbol would be a little more striking and could immediately register with the observer. Although it portrays the right message, I believe an added mask or gloves could be put in to remind those seeing it to take the right steps in doing so.

A newspaper article about the first Dyke March that took place on October 7, 1981, in Toronto. “Dyke March.” QueerEvents.ca, www.queerevents.ca/events/toronto/community/2019-06-22/dyke-march.

Being a young woman living in Toronto, with immigrant grandparents, I was raised to look into my future, strive for high standards and achieve great things; all principles ingrained in me by the strong women in my life. Within the month of March, International Women’s Day takes place on the…

Yonge looking north from Gould (1979–1981)

Yonge Street has always held significant meaning for me. Its length has the ability to bring me so many places, including the depths of the city and back home, in a single street. It always made me feel grounded and as if I could never get lost because this one…

There are so many beautiful aspects and benefits to living in the great city of Toronto however it is far from perfect. It is a beautifully diverse place overflowing with so many different opportunities but below the surface, things are definitely more intricate than they may seem. …

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