Find out how this U of T Cinema Studies grad became a film critic for CBC Radio and an advocate for the representation of Indigenous people.
The apps built by Alexander Levy's company MyVoice literally give a voice to thousands of people with profound speech disabilities.
If lawyer Brian Greenspan had a motto it might well be: Passion is the genesis of genius.
Charles Pachter, age 4, was petting a moose at the CNE 65 years ago. Who knew that he would join the moose as a Canadian icon?
“I believe that to be an artist, you need great technique, a great understanding of the past and a vision for the future,” says conjuror and former lawyer David Ben.
From DNA swaps to Sigmund Freud, director David Cronenberg has challenged audiences with his vivid view of the world.
In the scales of justice, Edward Greenspan carries some weight. But there’s more to Greenspan than courtroom drama.
Hart Hanson created Bones, the “darkly amusing procedural” TV series inspired by a real-life forensic anthropologist.
Ismat Aziz’s experiences as a University of Toronto undergraduate formed the basis of her interest in human resources, a field in which she continues to excel.
Joy Fielding sent a story she wrote to a magazine when she was eight years old. Luckily, being rejected by Jack and Jill didn’t deter her.
Mark Rowswell, a.k.a. Dashan, might be the most famous foreigner in China. His fluent Mandarin used to surprise - no longer.
Michael Ondaatje would probably growl at you if you called him a literary lion. But he would have a hard time denying it.
On the world stage, Dr. Norman Bethune is one of Canada’s most famous, best known for his medical work in China in the 1930s.
William Lyon Mackenzie King
From 1893 until 1895, future prime minister William Lyon Mackenzie King wrote for The Varsity while studying at U of T.