06 Apr 2017

BMW X5: xDrive35i and xDrive40e

The city-friendly xDrive40e plug-in joins the X5 team. BMW calls the X5 an SAV: Sport Activity Vehicle — as opposed to a Sport Utility Vehicle or SUV. The luxury brand says the term was created for this new class that’s based on four-wheel drive,...
By Amandalina Letterio
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06 Apr 2017

Restoring Hope – Dr. Tina Meisami

Project Restoring Smiles offers dental care at no cost to survivors of domestic violence. Its founder, Dr. Tina Meisami, and team of dedicated medical professionals talk about their passion for the project – and the role self-confidence plays on the...
By Rebecca Alberico
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06 Apr 2017

“Canadians need to hear our voices” – Alan Greyeyes

What’s in a name? If you were to ask Alan Greyeyes he would say plenty. As a Juno Awards advisory chair, he pushed to have the Aboriginal Album of the Year award renamed the Indigenous Music Album of the Year....
By Deirdre Kelly
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13 Mar 2017

A Week in Canadian Fashion

City Life Magazine was front and center at this year’s Toronto Fashion Week festivities. From the highly successful Toronto Men’s Fashion Week to the debut of the much-anticipated Toronto Women’s Fashion Week, the weeklong ode to haute couture was a...
By Sarah Kanbar
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02 Mar 2017

Cultural Funding Announced for McMichael Canadian Art Collection

Member of Parliament Deb Schulte proudly announced $474,052 in funding for the McMichael Canadian Art Collection. The exciting news came on March 1, on behalf of Minister of Canadian Heritage Mélanie Joly. “Investing in Canada’s cultural sector helps create jobs...
By City Life Staff
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30 Nov 2016

On Top of Her Game – Kat Stefankiewicz

As the Toronto Raptors’ in-game and digital host for the past five years and captain of the team’s Dance Pak for the last 10, Kat Stefankiewicz is just getting started. Perched atop a table at a sports shop inside the...
By Amanda Storey
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30 Nov 2016

5 Questions with Jamie Oliver

City Life caught up with celebrity chef Jamie Oliver at Jamie’s Italian in Yorkdale Shopping Centre — the restaurant’s first location in North America. CL: Why did you choose to open your first North American location of Jamie’s Italian in...
By Amanda Storey
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07 Oct 2016

Appreciate, Don’t Appropriate

One of Canada’s most poignant qualities is its multiculturalism. But despite our “melting pot” status, racism still exists here — and oftentimes appears in the form of cultural appropriation. City Life asked Selina-Rachel Mendez to clear the air surrounding this...
By Rick Muller
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10 Jun 2016

Want Some Genetically Modified Fries with That?

We’re often informed of the fat, sugar and nutrient content of our favourite foods. As more genetically modified foods are placed on our grocery store shelves, Canadians are demanding transparency on GM ingredients, too. Two decades ago, genetically modified food...
By Amanda Storey
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