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Knowledge is power for young entrepreneurs

Craig Wong of Patois.

Toronto's blossoming fusion food scene puts the world on your plate in a whole new way

From Jamaican-Italian to Thai perogies, meet the city's latest restaurant craze.

Adrian Kostic, CEO of VIV, a dating app that connects people with businesses.

Designing Digital Main Street

How Toronto is partnering with local businesses, technologists and designers to create a digital city on top of the analogue one.

Datifex founder and CEO, Chris Erickson.

Staying on top of a data-driven world

A group of Toronto businesses are changing the way we interact with data. 

Hamid Arabzadeh

A local entrepreneurial guru tells all

After 15 years developing companies in Germany, Mexico, California, and the UK, Hamid Arabzadeh returned to Toronto in 2010 to launch the startup incubator Spoke Technologies Inc. He spoke with Yonge Street about the local startup scene and what it takes to make businesses run.

Vital Signs.

Taking Toronto's Vital Signs: We're prospering, but some challenges threaten to take root

Every year since 2001, the Toronto Foundation has pulled together data, case studies, and other information to create a comprehensive assessment of the state of our city. Toronto, it's time for your annual checkup.

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. 
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