Researcher seeks Millennial freelancers in Toronto

If you were born between 1980 and 1995 and freelance in media in Toronto, you’re invited to share your experiences with a researcher at the University of Waterloo. Dr. Nancy Worth is in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management. She’s conducting a SSHRC-funded project called Home/work looking at the experiences of millennial freelancers. “Millennials are the […]

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What was in reporters’ pockets in 1920, according to Ernest Hemingway

This week the Toronto Star launched a micro-site dedicated to a reporter who wrote for them nearly a century ago. His name was Ernest Hemingway. Maybe you’ve heard of him? The Hemingway Papers includes contemporary reports about Hemingway’s time at the Star — including how it shaped his writing style and what he thought of […]

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Remembering Canadian poet Irving Layton, a century after his birth

“For me, that is what literature is all about, what poetry is all about: to waken people’s consciousnesses, to make them aware of the dark abysses in their own souls.” It’s been more than six years since Irving Layton passed away at the age of 93. As the Toronto Star‘s Martin Knelman noted on Tuesday, […]

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Event: The Evolving Role of the Arts in Canada

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