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Junction Brewery

Toronto taps craft beer market

The city's small batch brewery scene is exploding. In honour of Oktoberfest, we introduce you to breweries from the west end's Junction Craft Brewery to the east end's Left Field to learn more about the narrative of Toronto's craft beer rapture.  

Tony Mammoliti of YNOT Cycle.

The return to making and the rise of urban manufacturing in Toronto

Toronto is getting its manufacturing groove back. We take a look at the contemporary companies making manufacturing, and locally made goods and products, a priority. 

Ross McKegney of Verold.

How three Toronto companies are changing the way we interact with our computers

Move over Siri, there's a new voice-activated computer in town. Meet Ubi, a small computer with a remarkable understanding of natural language, and two other distinct Toronto-based user interface innovations. Over the next three to five years, we will see a renaissance in UI and experience design. 


Take a peek inside Peekapak, the new monthly learning box for kids

Peekapak is a new curated monthly arts and education package that brings healthier ideas about the world to today's young minds. Featuring protagonists involved in STEM fields, Peekapak challenges traditional homework and ideals. 

Gail McInnes of Stylist Box.

Stylist Box brings Canadian designers to the red carpet at TIFF

The Stylist Box is a first for Toronto, a showroom of designers including emerging and established Canadian labels alike, and a one-stop shop for busy actresses getting ready for TIFF. Jaime Woo takes a look behind the scenes of this celebrity showroom.  

Amsterdam Brew House

How local is your beer? Craft brewers increasingly employ seasonal, regionally-grown ingredients

Despite our love of local brews, many of the ingredients in our favorite beers are not sourced locally. Yet that's changing as brewers tap into the local farming movement in their communities to add more fresh ingredients

Rick Portiss of Toronto & Region Conservation Authority.

A beginner's guide to wildlife in Toronto

Toronto is one of the most diverse cities in the world, so why would its wildlife species be any different? We take a tour through Toronto's ecosystem to learn more about the fish, birds, and mammals that share the city with us.

Lucy McGarry, in the Harry Rosen Research Commons, Psychology Research and Training Centre at Ryerso

New therapies are helping children with autism overcome sensory barriers

From music to video games, new technologies are making therapies for children with ASD more affordable and accessible. Meet the Toronto-based researchers whose innovations are helping children understand themselves—and the world around them—in new ways. 

Emma Nemtin, Marketing Director at Hubba

A smarter storefront: How a new crop of digital platforms are innovating the retail floor

Find out how a group of Toronto-based startups are rethinking how stores, brands, and retail floors interact with consumers. As customers become more informed shoppers, stores need to match and expand their expertise. 

Black Creek Farm

Black Creek Community Farm, a hidden urban oasis near Jane & Finch

Black Creek Community Farm is a small, seven-acre farm in the Jane and Finch neighbourhood that is bringing fresh local produce and unique learning opportunities to one of the city's most challenging areas.

Rendering of the Sky-o-swale at the East Scarborough Storefront.

Reaching for the Sky-O-Swale

How professionals and community youth collaborated to bring a new landmark to East Scarborough's Kingston-Galloway-Orton Park neighbourhood. The Sky-O-Swale is at once an eco-friendly water filtration system and a community gathering space. 

VQA wine at the Sorauren Farmer's Market.

VQA winemakers taste success at Toronto farmers' markets

A two-year pilot program introduces local winemakers to Toronto markets, one sip at a time. Yonge Street talks to several wineries to learn more about how the city's various farmers' markets are supporting VQA wines. 

Jeffrey Barber

An interview with Jeff Barber, owner of Sonic Boom

After more than a dozen years in the Annex, Sonic Boom is relocating to Queen West. We talk to the owner of the iconic record store about his decision to switch neighbourhoods and his experience owning a record store in the digital age. 

Shawn Rock

Homemade hot sauce market heating up in Toronto

Canada is not known for its hot sauces, but a number of Toronto food enthusiasts are challenging that. Combining local ingredients with a passion for flavour, these chefs are spicing up the city's culinary scene and taking over restaurant tables across town. 

Ed Koren.

From Field to Stein: Ontario's only working historic brewery takes beermaking back to the land

The brewery at Black Creek Pioneer Village makes beer the old-fashioned way, and area drinkers are beginning to take note. In honour of Canada Day, we take a tour inside this historical brewery to learn more about this Canadian tradition. 
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