Kim Hughes

Corks will be popping today at Toronto’s TIFF Bell Lightbox — home of the Toronto International Film Festival and its many attendant programs — as a key initiative passes a...
It’s not widely known but the story of Angelina Napolitano is a flashpoint in the early development of women’s right in Canada.  And it is the cornerstone of “Swing Batter...
Humour is a highly effective and often subversive way of making a serious point, as any late-night television viewer can attest. Yet that strategy seldom crosses over into contemporary music,...
The tragic mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida Feb.14 has successfully marshalled two forces proving audible above the din of the National Rifle Association...
To casual observers, the Juno Awards are star-studded, televised hoopla lionizing Canadian music and the business that supports it. But a closer examination of the Junos — and its attendant...
From a teenager who collected and donated more than 10 million pennies to the enormously philanthropic Daniels and Slaight families, there was plenty of inspiration to make a difference at the...
That old chestnut about only getting one chance to make a good first impression is something of a mantra for those behind Suits His Style, an Ottawa, Ont.-based charity helping needy men re-enter...
How do you educate children in the world’s poorest countries? It’s a towering question and one that might be solved, at least in part, by a perhaps unlikely trifecta of star power,...
Lady Gaga’s Little Monsters, her pet name for her fans, aren’t monsters at all. Tales of carnage and woe may dominate headlines, but for every negative news story reported, there is a...
Dare To Wear Love, the swish annual Canadian fashion gala founded by Hoax Couture designers Jim Searle and Chris Tyrell, is set or May 12 at Toronto’s Ritz Carlton. The event has raised...

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