By Yara Kashlan, Kanwal Rafiq, and Devan Leblanc — He is the President and CEO of Paramount Fine Foods, a Halal restaurant chain that started here in the GTA. As an immigrant to Canada, Mohamad Fakih worked hard to build a brand that now spans more than 10 locations and counting. Yara Kashlan, Kanwal Rafiq, and… Continue Reading Living the dream: One new Canadian’s success story
By Alex Heck, Chayonika Chandra, and Shane Perusse — Carl Cosack is the spokesperson for Food and Water First, a group that fought and won, against a proposal for one of North America’s largest open pit mines. He is the former spokesperson for NDACT, North Dufferin Agricultural Community Taskforce, which led the Stop the Quarry Movement.… Continue Reading Carl Cosack: I fought the mine, and I won.
By Jordan Mady, Samantha Tapp, and Nick Voiadzis — Ryerson student, Ketzia Sherman sat down in studio to talk about Embroidered Bodies, an exhibit she’ll be entering at this year’s Mass Exodus. Mass Exodus is the world-renowned fashion show put on by Ryerson University’s senior fashion students. Jordan Mady, Samantha Tapp, and Nick Voiadzis, third-year journalism students produced this… Continue Reading Ketzia Sherman: Making a statement one stitch at a time
By Tiffany Crawford, Katie O’Toole and Melinna Miranda — Not everyone gets to live their parents’ love story with them. But Toronto-based photographer Halima Jama did. And now she gets to share their story with the world at an exhibit happening at the AGO. She sat down with Toronto Today’s Tiffany Crawford. Tiffany Crawford, Katie O’Toole and Melinna Miranda, third-year journalism students… Continue Reading Moments in time: Young photographer’s passion captures her parents’ love story
By Lee North, Bella Kim, and Lexie Hinde — SocialLIGHT is the only conference of its kind in Canada. It focuses on empowering and inspiring young entrepreneurs. They’re able to interact with guest speakers while networking with other entrepreneurs. It happens annually in Toronto and Vancouver. Toronto is hosting this year’s event on November 22nd. Theresa… Continue Reading SocialLIGHT brings young entrepreneurs to Toronto
By Ban Ibrahim, Claudia Romeo and Arianna Ongaro — Ban Ibrahim, Claudia Romeo and Arianna Ongaro, third-year journalism students produced this item for Toronto Today as part of their Reporting for TV Workshop class.