January 18, 2018

Articles by Matthew Kupfer

Rocky Horror as Documentary

By Matthew Kupfer | December 6th, 2011
The Hot Docs festival announced today it was taking over programming at the Bloor Cinema. But don't expect everything to change at the venerable theatre.Read More

Low Rents

By Matthew Kupfer | December 6th, 2011
Today's meeting of the City's Management Committee meant increased scrutiny for one boys and girls club, and shorter leases for community orgs.Read More

Buy Local, Not

By Matthew Kupfer | December 6th, 2011
When it comes to food, city hall is reversing its policy of making buying local a priority.Read More

Semantics or Stigma

By Matthew Kupfer | December 6th, 2011
A Toronto councillor wants to end the city's practice of identifying "priority neighbourhoods" as part of its strategy to enhance supports for struggling communities.Read More

The YouTube Greatest Hits

By Matthew Kupfer | August 26th, 2011
Jack Layton was so charming and telegenic, he could effectively gladhand the whole country in one CGI swoop while doing a weather report. Which he once did.Read More

Just call me Jack

By Matthew Kupfer | August 22nd, 2011
Mourners gather to pay tribute at Jack Layton and Olivia Chow's home on Huron Street.Read More

Ontario 2011: Where Could the Liberals Fall (Again?)

By Matthew Kupfer | August 9th, 2011
In the federal election, the Liberals lost big in Toronto. Which provincial ridings do they risk losing in October?Read More

Tips from Five Fake Mayors

By Matthew Kupfer | August 5th, 2011
A video compendium of advice from five favourite fake mayorsRead More

Cuts? Nuts!

By Matthew Kupfer | August 3rd, 2011
One of Rob Ford's staunchest allies says the city's buyout plan could drive away its best staff.Read More
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    Society Snaps: Eric S. Margolis Foundation Launch

    Kristin Davis moved Toronto's philanthroists to tears ... then sent them all home with a baby elephant - Read More