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.
When outsiders shudder over the extensive training required for a physician to become a specialist, there’s one key factor they usually overlook...
When the federal government established the Indigenous Screen Office last year, it was the culmination of years of advocacy, something its first director, Jesse Wente (Innis, 1996), is quick to point out.
“Life is a cabaret, old chum,” the lyrics to the 1966 musical suggest, and Rachel Sklar (Law, 1998) has enjoyed a number of interesting roles.
Tasha Schumann’s successful career as rap artist Tasha the Amazon comes as no surprise to her. After all, she has planned on being a musician since kindergarten.
A. Ka Tat Tsang
Through his work with the China Project, professor A. Ka Tat Tsang has spread his valuable knowledge of social work throughout the world.
Adrienne Clarkson has written about immigrants who struggled and thrived. An immigrant herself, she’s helped transform Canada.
The apps built by Alexander Levy's company MyVoice literally give a voice to thousands of people with profound speech disabilities.
When a headline asks whether your company can “save reading”, you know you’ve got it made. Allen Lau’s Wattpad is on fire.
Sometimes a thesis takes a life of its own. Desktop environment BumpTop earned Anand Agarawala both an MA and a Google deal.
Telecommunications is a big industry, run by major players. Anthony Lacavera started Globalive and made room for one more.
As president of a big international company, Antonio Ramalho is glad for his hectic student days, when he learned the skill of calmness.
Movies come and go but the films of Atom Egoyan stay – in the mind. This Canadian director deals with issues contemporary and eternal.
Betty Xie is perfectly comfortable being interviewed in a downtown café. After all, she made her first movie in one.
Bill Buxton at any moment can be quoting Jimmy Hendrix, or Oscar Wilde, and the next moment talking about building birch bark canoes.
Bill Reeves can be immensely proud of the award-winning movies he helped create as a co-founder of Pixar Animation Studios.
Blake C. Goldring
“The University of Toronto has played an important role in the lives of the Goldring family for four generations,” says Blake Goldring.