‘Black Panther’ movie important: founder of Canada’s Black Speculative Arts Movement

The release of the Hollywood blockbuster “Black Panther” is going to give the Black Speculative Arts Movement a tremendous boost, predicted Quentin VerCetty, artist and founder of Canada’s BSAM organization. “People will be talking about [the film] for a long time, it is something we haven’t seen on screen for a long time, something we artists are trying to create in a speculative realm.”

Vigil for victims of serial killer

Toronto’s LGBTQ community vigil shows resilience after serial killer arrest

A large group of Torontonians arrived bundled in layers of clothing Tuesday night at Barbara Hall Park in the heart of the city’s gay district for a vigil of solidarity with the city’s LGBTQ community,  and to remember the lives taken by an alleged serial killer. Many participants sported white kerchiefs tied around their arms with the words: love, heal, resist and rise. 

53 Mallory Crescent.

Excavation begins at residence linked to alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur

Investigators carried shovels, lights and large bags full of equipment into the tent behind 53 Mallory Cres. Friday morning to begin excavating in search of human remains tied to alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur.

Invictus Afghan Team

Medals and money help nervous Team Afghan at Invictus Games Toronto

Afghans from all over the province came to congratulate and support their national heroes during a dinner at the Thorncliffe Banquet Hall in the East York Town Centre on Sept. 29. They welcomed the Afghan national team’s seven players, a coach and the team leader.

Ryerson Rams Women’s Basketball thinking outside-in

The Ryerson Rams are focused on the ultimate prize. Wind of an impressive 13-6 regular season record coupled with their 10th straight playoff appearance was taken out of its sails by the disappointment of failing to defend their 2015-16 title. Rams finished 14th, 14th, and 15th out of 17 schools in three-point percentage (24.7), attempts […]