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Toronto restaurant takes coffee cup recycling into its own hands

A vegan restaurant with a mission to curb waste is using a private company to do what the city of Toronto won’t: recycle to-go coffee cups.

mental health

Peace of Mind aims to create safe spaces for youths to talk about mental health

Loizza Aquino wants to talk about mental health — and she’s inviting her peers to join her.


Diary of a sassy lady shines light on Depression-era Toronto

Stephanie Little made a New Year’s resolution to write a diary. But instead, on Jan. 1, 2017 she decided to share someone else’s, releasing an excerpt on social media each day.

Girl Friends Project

Girl Friends Project celebrates Toronto’s female friendships

A Toronto-based photographer is putting female friendships in focus.


Knixwear’s teen line aims to make girls the bosses of their periods

When Joanna Griffiths launched Toronto-based Knixwear in 2013 her products were considered taboo.

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