Toronto Guardian is a local website that focusses on the culture, places and history that make the city so diverse. We provide local coverage, engage-able content, community support and a connection to Toronto residents.

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Joel Levy
About Joel Levy 848 Articles
Editor-In-Chief at Toronto Guardian. Photographer and Writer for Toronto Guardian and Joel Levy Photography
Sonya Davidson
About Sonya Davidson 226 Articles
Born and raised in Toronto, this city girl covers the latest in arts, culture, food, and style. She also shares interesting stories about Toronto's people, places, and things. Follow @theculturepearl on Instagram and Twitter.
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Rebecca Felgate
About Rebecca Felgate 57 Articles
Writer for Toronto Guardian
Freddie Mojallal
About Freddie Mojallal 40 Articles
Lead singer of The Autumn Portrait and music writer for Toronto Guardian.
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About Rob Campbell 35 Articles
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Kimberley Luu
About Kimberley Luu 33 Articles
Kimberley is a fitness fanatic! As a Personal Trainer, Fitness Instructor and Thai Massage Practitioner, she loves uncovering the latest fitness trends in Toronto. Follow her on Instagram @kimberley.luu.
Dean Young
About Dean Young 32 Articles
Dean Young is a writer, comedian and radio host based in Toronto. When he’s not covering Canadian comedy and showbiz, or taking the readers of the Guardian into the green room for an inside look at Toronto’s booming independent standup scene, Dean can be heard weekly on AM640 and coast to coast on the Talkhole Podcast Network. Dean is the host of the live show Tinder Tales. And he’s the proud father of two feral cats named Hunter S. Tomcat and Catton Oswalt
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Courtney Miceli
About Courtney Miceli 28 Articles
Writer, traveller, and lover of all things art, culture and science. Follow @courtneymiceli on Twitter to follow my stories.
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About Amanda Scriver 22 Articles
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About Shauna Trainor 18 Articles
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About Sarah Amormino 18 Articles
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Will Bembridge
About Will Bembridge 18 Articles
Music Writer for Toronto Guardian
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Marie van Zeyl
About Marie van Zeyl 15 Articles
Art addict and book aficionado, Marie van Zeyl, covers Toronto’s cultural sector for the Toronto Guardian. Marie holds a MBA in arts management from the the Institut d’Études Supérieures des Arts in Paris, France, and a B.A. in Art History from Trinity College, University of Toronto.
Sonja Andic
About Sonja Andic 14 Articles
Covers lifestyle, design, art, culture, entertainment, and city events for Toronto Guardian. A strategic communicator, popularity creator and social connector with a diverse portfolio of accomplishments. Loves living in mid-town Toronto, just a few steps from a Saturday farmers’ market and a treasure trove of local cafes and bakeries.
Daanish Rehman
About Daanish Rehman 13 Articles
Daanish Rehman is a 20-year-old Karachi-born Journalism student at Carleton, writer for the Toronto Guardian, multi-instrumentalist, and lover of most foods. With experience in Radio Broadcasting and Web writing, Daanish looks to get his hands in many fields as possible, all while making some great connections along the way.
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About Chantelle Rodrigo 13 Articles
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About Sharon Lee 13 Articles
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Tim Ellis
About Tim Ellis 12 Articles
Tim is a writer, DJ, event coordinator, campaign manager, dog lover, and recovering American who now makes his home in Toronto. He's quite confident that this is the best city in the world.
Danny Gorny
About Danny Gorny 12 Articles
Danny is a freelance writer, editor and communications consultant. Danny completed his PhD in Medieval Literature in 2013, and in his free time he explores the city, dances, and interrogates relationships between narrative and identity.
About Heiarii Bouissou 11 Articles
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Jacqueline Flaggiello
About Jacqueline Flaggiello 10 Articles
Jacqueline Flaggiello is a multi disciplinary designer, photographer, writer and entrepreneur who currently holds a Bachelors of Arts in Philosophy from McMaster University. Her curiosity in design, tech and sustainability lead her to complete a Post-Graduate degree in International Business from ESMOD in Paris, France. Through years of travel and various photography projects, Jacqueline has turned her love of photography into a lifestyle with the start of Jolie Laide. Jolie Laide is a travel and lifestyle brand that currently produces leather camera straps and camera bags with artisans in Leon, Mexico. Her ultimate aim is to continually advocate for sustainable systems in production and design while also encouraging the craft of photography as not only as a medium for artistry but also as a tool for education and social change.
About Natalie Zina-Walchots 9 Articles
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Erin Davis
About Erin Davis 9 Articles
Erin is a Toronto-based writer, actor and queen of the side hustle. When she’s not writing the day away in a face mask, she’s taking in the city’s vibrant arts scene, doing a red carpet interview or brunching with her leading ladies.
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About Addi Stewart 9 Articles
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About Liza Zawadzka 7 Articles
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Christopher Butters
About Christopher Butters 6 Articles
Sorry looks like didn't got through originally! Didn't realize, been crazy few weeks with job stuff. Hope this is decent? Born and raised in Toronto, Christopher Butters is a contributor with a strong passion for history, art, and anything motorcycle related. When he's not writing, he's often taking motorcycle trips to parts unknown, camping, or working on an oil paint sketch in a messy studio.
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About Cara O'Brien 4 Articles
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Amanda Orlando
About Amanda Orlando 3 Articles
Amanda Orlando is the co-founder of EverydayAllergenFree.com, and the author and photographer of Allergen-Free Desserts published in May 2015. She often writes for other publications and blogs. When she's not writing or taking photos, she works as a buyer at Indigo Books & Music, in Toronto.
About Insomniac Owl 3 Articles
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About Linda Luu 3 Articles
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Hunza Chaudhary
About Hunza Chaudhary 3 Articles
Hunza Chaudhary is Journalism and Human Rights student at Carleton University. She was born in Pakistan, grew up in Mississauga and now lives in Ottawa. She’s an avid Netflix watcher and enjoys pizza like no tomorrow. She hopes to go into broadcasting someday and make her mark to spread the truth. You’ll always see her running to class or running to work and only slowing down for cute puppies, scented candles and book stores.
About Rafael Kuerti 2 Articles
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About Maria Flo 2 Articles
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About Lexie Corbett 2 Articles
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Courtney Greenberg
About Courtney Greenberg 2 Articles
Courtney Greenberg is a Toronto-based freelance journalist writing for the Toronto Star, Post City and CTV Toronto. Prior to working as a freelancer, she worked as an online reporter in the CTV Toronto newsroom, and as an editor for the Star's news app, Star Touch. Her writing has been featured in CP24, Chatelaine, The Kit, Bulace Magazine, the Torontoist, and the National Post. She is also the creator of lifestyle blog, justworkingfromhome.com.
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About Jeremy Greenberg 2 Articles
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About David King 1 Article
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About Rick Garrick 1 Article
Rick Garrick is an award-winning Indigenous freelance journalist and Lac Seul First Nation band member who lives in Thunder Bay with his partner and son. He has been writing stories and shooting photographs for Wawatay News, Anishinabek News and the Great Lakes Pow Wow Guide since the early 2000s after graduating from Print Journalism at Cambrian College in 2002. He mainly covers stories about Indigenous people from northern Ontario communities, but has also covered stories from Toronto and other southern Ontario communities.
Dr. Neal Hackler
About Dr. Neal Hackler 1 Article
Neal Hackler is a college teacher now based out of Brandon, Manitoba after having spent the better part of a decade in Ottawa. He has an academic background in English Renaissance literature, with diverse interests in the arts, athletics, outdoors, gaming, and gardening.
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Kathryn Jordan
About Kathryn Jordan 1 Article
From Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia and currently in Toronto. The youngest of 3 siblings growing up, now there are 3 more brothers including two step brothers and the now youngest half brother. At 26, loves volunteering, climbing, yoga and raising awareness for multiple causes including mental health, feminism, LGBTQ+ rights, and other humans rights issues.
Jennifer Weatherhead Harrington
About Jennifer Weatherhead Harrington 1 Article
Inspiring Canadians fall in love with travel, one stylish carry-on at a time, Jennifer Weatherhead Harrington is the chic travel expert and creative force behind Travel & Style, the premiere resource for smart and stylish travellers who love to explore. Jennifer's love of travel has taken her to 60 countries - and counting!
Erica Chau
About Erica Chau 1 Article
Born and raised in Toronto, this girl is a globetrotter who called Toronto her home. From student life to fresh grad to learning how to be a real adult, Erica is all about lifestyle, food, and fashion. Stories and words have the power to transform lives so let's tell Toronto's story - one person at a time.
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Dale Tidy
About Dale Tidy 1 Article
Dale Tidy is an international freelance photographer and occasional writer. Born and raised in Australia, his work has been published in magazines, newspapers and online editorials across the globe. Dale's talent in capturing action sports, live music and adventure photography has become some of the most sought-after, attracting high-profile clientele such as Red Bull, CBC Sports, Virgin Mobile, Bell Media, Krone Newspaper and Nintendo
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