Feb 23, 2015

Canadian family policies stuck in the past

Today's families need child care, parental leave for dads and tax measures that help lower earners -- not income-splitting -- according to the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
Feb 16, 2015
Biological clock cartoon

On being 32, queer and not pregnant

Laura Brightwell
Why being a grown-up is hard, being a grown-up queer woman is harder, and my feelings on discovering my brother is pregnant.

Cabbagetown Family Day Festival 2015

Feb 16, 2015
Parliament St between Gerrard St & Wellesley St Toronto , ON
43° 39' 11.6136" N, 79° 22' 59.4624" W
Ontario CA
The inaugural free admission Cabbagetown Family Day Festival produced by The Cabbagetown BIA will be bringing families together in celebration of the long holiday weekend.

Amahl and the Night Visitors: A "Spirit of the Season" Holiday Concert

Dec 21, 2014
St. Matthew's Cathedral
875 Queen St. E. (Queen and Logan)
Toronto , ON
43° 39' 36.8964" N, 79° 20' 34.422" W
Ontario CA
Amahl and the Night Visitors, a one-act opera by Gian Carlo Menotti, tells the story of a poor widow and her spirited son who are visited one night by three Kings.

G Day for Girls

Nov 2, 2014
The Chan Centre for Performing Arts
6265 Crescent Road
Vancouver , BC
49° 16' 10.6176" N, 123° 15' 18.9936" W
British Columbia CA
G Day is a new global social movement anchored by day-long events that celebrate and empower girls ages 10 to 12 as they enter adolescence.

Sunday in the Park Festival 2014

Aug 10, 2014
Regent Park
620 Dundas Street East
Toronto , ON
43° 39' 36.7596" N, 79° 21' 48.5496" W
Ontario CA
Come join the Sunday in the Park Festival!

The Yonge Street Mission's 10th Annual Community Book Fair

Jun 14, 2014 to Jun 19, 2014
H.B. Martin Centre for Urban Education
306 Gerrard Street East
Toronto , ON
43° 39' 43.9848" N, 79° 21' 58.554" W
Ontario CA
Over 30,000 books will be freely shared at The Yonge Street Mission’s (YSM) 10th Annual Community Book Fair. There will be books of all genres, for all ages from June 14-19, 2014!
Book Review
Mar 27, 2014

'A Family by Any Other Name' explores queer relationships

Bruce Gillespie
What does 'family' mean to you? New anthology, 'A Family by Any Other Name,' focuses on the perspectives of queer relationships and families. Editor Bruce Gillespie interviews contributor Sara Graefe.
Dec 23, 2013
Photo: flickr William Hook

Ten progressive movie picks for the holidays

Amira Elghawaby
Regardless of how we consume film, rabble rousers want more than the typical Hollywood fare, right? Here are ten picks to keep you entertained through the holiday.


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