Culture

Victoria Day Long Weekend Events Across Canada

For many Canadians, the Victoria Day long weekend officially kicks off summer. This long-awaited weekend is when many flock to cottages, watch fireworks and host backyard barbecues. With this year marking the country’s 150th birthday, Canadians have double to celebrate on the day of Queen Victoria’s birth. Often called May “two-four”, this year’s Victoria Day weekend goes from May 19-22nd. ...

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Top Canadian Music Festivals For Spring/Summer 2017

With summer slowly creeping upon us, the music festival circuit is soon to make its rounds yet again. Over the next few months, Canada is set to become a melting pot of music, drawing artists of all genres from all over the world. While fan favourites such as Osheaga and Veld are still a few months away, there are a number ...

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Must-See Exhibits At The Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival

Each year, the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival celebrates emerging photographic artists and curators. Recognizing our country’s 150th birthday, this year’s festival puts a spotlight on Canada through its exhibits, installations and events. It is the largest photography event in the world, and claims to boast over 1500 artists in 200 exhibits around the city and surrounding area. From black history ...

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Travel Books To Read Before Your Next Adventure

It’s around this time of year that many Canadians are itching to take a trip. Whether you’re a fresh graduate who has just completed your post-secondary program, or a professional looking for your next family vacation destination, the allure of an international adventure is undeniable. One of the best ways to get insight into an unfamiliar place is through first-hand accounts ...

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Toronto Art Exhibits Opening In May

With a new month comes a new slate of exhibits opening around the city. Since Toronto is so diverse, the city offers something different for everyone. Whether it’s a collection of student work or an exhibit combining art and dance, there’s a collection to suit the unique tastes of just about every art lover. With spring showers upon us, exhibits ...

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Must-See Historical Buildings In Toronto

Though Toronto has evolved into a concrete jungle, there are a number of historical gems around the city. Rich with history, these buildings give us a glimpse into what the 6ix once was. Whether it’s a midtown castle or the old stomping grounds of the Toronto Maple Leafs, these buildings serve as a reminder of the culture our city was built ...

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New Canadian Books To Read This Spring 2017

If you’re an avid reader and patriotic Canadian who is looking for the perfect read this season, you’re in luck. For Spring 2017, there are several new proudly Canuck books which are set to hit the shelves. Whether you’re eager to delve into poetry or the history of the True North, we’ve curated a few titles to add to your ...

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Little Known Events To Catch In Toronto This Week

As all of us city slickers know, one of the best parts of living in Toronto is the sheer number of exciting events and activities. While April is drawing to a close as we prepare for May happenings in the city, there are still quite a few events this week in Toronto. If you’re ready for a night out which ...

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The Georgia O’Keeffe Exhibit Set To Open In Toronto At The AGO

Like many painters, Georgia O’Keeffe’s work can mean many different things to many different people. To some, images of beautiful flower paintings instantly appear in their head, to others images of skulls come to mind, and yet to others still gorgeous landscapes are what they imagine. Starting this weekend and running until July 30th, you can explore the many different ...

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Everything You Need To Know About Canadian Music Week 2017

While our neighbours south of the border will be partying in the desert at Coachella, Toronto will be celebrating the 35th annual Canadian Music Week. This unique event puts a spotlight on the business of music by bringing Sound Recording, New Media and Broadcast together into a single week of celebrations. From April 18th-23rd, musicians and music lovers can enjoy performances, ...

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