Turo

Turo crosses the Canadian border

Turo CEO Andre Haddad. Photo credit: Turo TORONTO April 19, 2016 – Pioneering car rental marketplace Turo announced today it will launch in Canada, marking its first expansion outside of US. Empowering Canadians to turn their idle cars into earnings engines and inject more personality and value into the car rental experience, Turo is the…

No Man is an Island

Hot Docs: No Man Is An Island premieres May 1

“A future is more than a roof over your head.”   TORONTO (April 12, 2016) – The current international refugee crisis is widespread in the media, in our conversations, and in our minds. The reception of refugees is just the first phase. Their integration, the second phase, is the recurring theme throughout the documentary No…

Maple Leaf Tavern

A trio of top chefs take to the stoves

Maple Leaf Tavern announces stellar line-up of cooking talent   TORONTO, February 10 2016 – Maple Leaf Tavern today announces that Executive Chef Jesse Vallins, with Binh An Nguyen and Jonny O’Callaghan sharing Chef de Cuisine roles, form the chefing talent for the launch of Leslieville’s hotly anticipated tavern concept restaurant opening spring 2016.  …

Sex comedy What an Idiot hits screens February 5

Award-winning indie film created by husband-and-wife duo releases in time for Valentine’s Day January 19, 2016 TORONTO – Independent comedy What an Idiot releases in Canada in select theatres February 5, and on demand and iTunes February 9. The film, which won the Best Comedy Feature at the Red Dirt International Film Festival and Best Director at the LA Comedy Festival, was…

Toronto Black Film Festival (TBFF) announces line-up

  Fourth annual festival marks Black History Month, runs February 10 – 14, 2016 www.torontoblackfilm.com #TBFF16 Toronto, January 20, 2016 – The Toronto Black Film Festival (TBFF) announced today the programming line-up for the 4th edition of the festival, presented by Global News in collaboration with TD Bank, running February 10-14. Coinciding with Black History…

A Date With Miss Fortune

A Date With Miss Fortune scores a date with Canadian audiences

Rom-com featuring Ryan K. Scott, Jeannette Sousa and Grammy award-winning recording artist Nelly Furtado opens February 5 – just in time for Valentine’s Day January 12, 2016 TORONTO – Romantic comedy A Date With Miss Fortune will be released In Canada by Northern Banner Releasing on February 5, 2016. The film was directed by John L’Ecuyer and stars real-life couple Ryan K. Scott and Jeannette Sousa. Alongside Joaquim…

Erica Ehm’s YummyMummyClub.ca takes Gold at the 2015 Canadian Online Publishing Awards

Canadian independent publisher tops industry leaders November 26, 2015 TORONTO – YummyMummyClub.ca (YMC), a leading online magazine for moms, won four awards at the 2015 Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPA), hosted by Masthead on November 19. The site took home three gold and one silver award, including the Reader’s Digest Best of Canada ‘Independent Publisher…

Transgender Day of Remembrance

This Trans Day of Remembrance show your support with a Tie to Love

Commemorative bow tie celebrates community’s game changing pioneers November 11, 2015, TORONTO – To mark Transgender Day of Remembrance 2015 (Nov.20), Jack Jackson of Alljackedup has designed a special, one-off commemorative bow tie celebrating the achievements of activists, pioneers and heroes of the transgender, gender variant and gender non-conforming communities. Available for a limited time,…

Tomson Highway Sings in the Key of Cree

Retrospective cabaret celebrates the music and wit of award-winning storyteller November 2, 2015, TORONTO – SPEAKeasy Collective presents Songs in the Key of Cree, a one-time musical tribute to the multitalented Cree playwright, author, storyteller and musician Tomson Highway on December 12 and 13, 2015, at Hugh’s Room (2261 Dundas St. W). The evening will…

TDA Global Cycling - Antarctica

TDA Global Cycling named best adventure travel company in the 2015 Independent Travel Awards UK

Canadian travel company tops industry’s big players in independent travel triumph October 15, 2015 TORONTO – TDA Global Cycling announced today that it has been named the Best Adventure Travel Company in the Independent’s inaugural Travel Awards. Adventure travel was a hotly contested category. In the final analysis, it came down to four formidable firms…