Youth shelters in Toronto offer more than a roof overhead

When 21-year-old Kiwayne knocked on the door of Covenant House, in Toronto, he had been living without a home intermittently for four years. Kiwayne was forced to leave his foster family at the age of 17. “Being so young and trying to manage paying rent, buying food, going to school and working a full-time job […]

VIDEO: reaction to news that Loblaws will move into Toronto’s iconic Kensington Market

Kensington Market’s newest neighbour is a Loblaws Superstore. The grocery store giant has announced it will open a new store in the Toronto neighbourhood as part of a mixed-use condo project located on College Street and Spadina Avenue. Toronto Observer’s Brittany Campbell went to Kensington to hear from residents. )